Tag: Love

From readers – April 23, 2020

From readers – April 23, 2020

| April 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

What ‘love’ means
Unite sufferings to Christ
Clergy and partisan politics

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Hope cannot be quarantined

Hope cannot be quarantined

| Liz Kelly | April 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Like most of the rest of the world, my husband and I spent the Triduum crouched over my little laptop streaming the Holy Week services. And while, for once in my life I was actually grateful for the technology that made this possible, it was a far cry from all my Easter heart would hope. Yours too, I’m sure.

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Love and marriage in this day and age

Love and marriage in this day and age

| Kate Soucheray | February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Marriage is the union that defines our family relationships. The quality of marriage is built on the commitment each person makes to this union that has been created by the fondness, the camaraderie and the common vision the couple shares. As St. John Paul II states, “Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family — a domestic church.”

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Talking about God and grief with children

Talking about God and grief with children

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

February is a tough month for our family, bringing the anniversaries of our twins’ deaths. Each year I find myself answering hard questions from our sons about their sisters. Why did they die? Where are they now? Will I get to see them again?

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Love is never indifferent to other’s suffering, pope says

Love is never indifferent to other’s suffering, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Most Christians would agree it is wrong to hate someone, but it is also wrong to be indifferent, which is a camouflaged form of hatred, Pope Francis said.

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With love and listening, Landings guides returning Catholics back to pews

With love and listening, Landings guides returning Catholics back to pews

| Elizabeth Bachmann | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

One hot August night in 2005, Melanie Rigney found solace standing awkwardly in the cool vestibule of St. Charles Borromeo Church, the first church she had entered during the 20 years that saw her married, divorced, bankrupt and uprooted from her hometown in Nebraska to Washington.

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People unable to give have become slaves to possessions, pope says

People unable to give have become slaves to possessions, pope says

| Carol Glatz | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Life is for loving, not amassing possessions, Pope Francis said.

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Faith is a relationship, not a set of rules, pope says at Angelus

Faith is a relationship, not a set of rules, pope says at Angelus

| Cindy Wooden | August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Doing God’s will means first of all believing in Jesus and allowing love for him to translate into love for one’s neighbors, Pope Francis said.

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Abuse survivor says pope told him God loves him the way he is

Abuse survivor says pope told him God loves him the way he is

An abuse survivor, who had been disparaged for being a homosexual, said that Pope Francis told him that God made him that way and loved him for who he was.

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Pope: Church must go where people are indifferent, hostile to the faith

Pope: Church must go where people are indifferent, hostile to the faith

| Carol Glatz | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most desolate places in the world in need of Christ are where people are indifferent, even hostile to God and his love, Pope Francis said.

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Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday-style

Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday-style

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many people looking at their February calendars are doing a double-take with Ash Wednesday falling on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day.

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Learn to love like Jesus this Christmas

Learn to love like Jesus this Christmas

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the great struggles of the Christian life is that none of us lives our life as well as we want to. It is a part of our common struggle that we know we are called to live a fully Christian life loving God with our whole heart, mind, soul and strength, and loving our neighbor as ourselves — yet, we always fail. This can be disheartening. In this struggle, the gift of Christ at Christmas is meant to be for us an incredible sign of hope.

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