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Opening the Word: Awake ye sleepers

Thursday, November 26, 2020
By: Timothy P. O'Malley We grow accustomed to even the most abnormal of situations. Since March 2020, the world has been under the threat of... Read More

Mary shows how to turn fear into invitation to hear God’s call, pope says

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
By: Carol Glatz There is no better way to pray than like Mary, who opened her heart to God with humility and trust, Pope Francis said. “It... Read More

I met a new friend at adoration: St. Thérèse

Sunday, November 22, 2020
By: Scott Warden During a fundraiser that seems like it took place 18 years ago instead of 18 months — when it was safe to congregate by the... Read More

Opening the Word: The poor kingship of Jesus

Thursday, November 19, 2020
By: Timothy P. O'Malley The aftershocks of election 2020 reverberate throughout the United States. Whatever presidential candidate will be... Read More

Navy dad, back home after 15 months away, surprises daughter at Catholic school

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
By: Michelle Martin The father-daughter reunion at a Catholic school in suburban Chicago was weeks in the making. U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class... Read More

We all need to pray, ‘Lord, I need you’

Sunday, November 15, 2020
By: Msgr. Owen F. Campion A priest tells this story. He was assigned as a pastor. His predecessor had left the job in disgrace. The parish was not... Read More

Opening the Word: An economy of gift

Thursday, November 12, 2020
By: Timothy P. O'Malley We have grown so accustomed to moralistic accounts of prominent parables proclaimed in pulpits that we are likely to tune... Read More

Supreme Court hears arguments in foster care case with major religious freedom implications

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
By: Russell Shaw Some time in the early months of 2021, the Supreme Court will announce its decision in a closely watched case involving a critical... Read More

Without prayer, life can seem troublesome, tedious, pope says at audience

Sunday, November 8, 2020
By: Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Prayer has the power to take all those things in life that seem like a condemnation and turn them into... Read More

Opening the Word: The oil of desire

Thursday, November 5, 2020
By: Timothy P. O'Malley Desire is vital to Catholicism. The human person is made to desire God, to long for union with our beloved... Read More

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