Tag: Faith

Embracing God’s gift of faith

Embracing God’s gift of faith

| Father Tom Walker | August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sister Della Boucher and members of her community of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet were holding vigil during her final hours here on earth. One close friend asked this very faith-filled servant of God if she had any fear approaching death. Sister Della replied:
No, but I’m very curious to know what Jesus looks like.

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College graduate: Patience, prayer make a difference

College graduate: Patience, prayer make a difference

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Listen to your heart, pray, be patient and have faith.

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Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new awakening

Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new awakening

| Julie Asher | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the past three centuries, Western societies have worked hard to “to construct a harmonious moral life through human reason alone, without God,” but “it doesn’t work,” Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a New York audience April 27.

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This is our night for telling stories

This is our night for telling stories

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The priest moved slowly through the shivering crowd, huddled around a roaring fire on the steps of the church, bracing ourselves against the biting wind.

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Faith is passed on at home, pope tells parents at baptism

Faith is passed on at home, pope tells parents at baptism

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Faith isn’t something learned just by studying the catechism but rather is a gift passed on to children by the example of their parents, Pope Francis said.

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What role can social media play in evangelization?

What role can social media play in evangelization?

| October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

These days, one is hard-pressed to find people who speak positively about social media. In fact, a quick Google search of the term “social media” brings about doom-and-gloom articles discussing how social media have brought about the ruin of our institutions, turned us into antisocial scrollers and are the root source of depression and anxiety.

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Hipster, author, convert: Millennial finds freedom in the faith

Hipster, author, convert: Millennial finds freedom in the faith

| Jonathan Liedl | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Eight years ago, Tyler Blanski was a long-haired denizen of Uptown Minneapolis, a “spiritual, but not religious” Christian hipster. He painted houses in the summer, recorded music in the winter, and was making plans to go to Anglican seminary to become a self-described “slum priest.”

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Faith in Christ isn’t professed in words but in deeds, pope says

Faith in Christ isn’t professed in words but in deeds, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

True followers of Jesus profess their faith not through pre-packaged platitudes but rather through concrete actions of love for their neighbors, Pope Francis said.

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Congratulations to The Catholic Spirit’s 2018 Leading With Faith winners

Congratulations to The Catholic Spirit’s 2018 Leading With Faith winners

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

We will honor the winners at the Leading With Faith Award luncheon Friday, Aug. 10 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul

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How can we avoid a ‘greenhouse faith’?

How can we avoid a ‘greenhouse faith’?

| Father Michael Schmitz | May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Q. It used to be easy to believe in Jesus when I was younger, but with all the suffering in the world and in my life, I just don’t know. Why is it harder for me now than when I was younger?

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Panel on faith, faithful in politics ‘needed in polarized world’

Panel on faith, faithful in politics ‘needed in polarized world’

| Mark Zimmermann | April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The place of faith and the faithful in U.S. politics is often misunderstood and neglected” and that role is changing and challenging both political parties and religious communities, said John Carr, founder and director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University, which co-sponsored the panel discussion.

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Scientists, farmers, theologians reflect on agriculture as ‘noble vocation’

Scientists, farmers, theologians reflect on agriculture as ‘noble vocation’

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The Church has a voice in these conversations because you’re dealing with human beings: their response to God, their care for creation [as] God’s gift,” said James Ennis, Catholic Rural Life executive director.

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