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Prayer Service for Feast of St. Vincent from the Brothers CMM, Netherlands

The Brothers CMM (Netherlands) have shared materials from their meditative meeting as a preparation for the feast of Saint Vincent, including a service with hymns and readings. Downloadable PDFs.

The Superioress General Sister Françoise Petit, D.C. visited Ukraine

On August 26-28, 2022, Superioress General of the Daughters of Charity Sister Françoise Petit visited most of the communities of the Daughters of Charity in Ukraine. She was accompanied on the trip by, among others, Sister Hanna Cybyla, General Councilor for the...

Lenten Video Series: Day 5, Filled with God’s Love and Joy

This Lent, we offer to you the 2021 Lenten Video Series created by the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal. Day 5: Filled with God’s Love and Joy.

Finding Jesus’ Footprints Today

We live in a post-Ascension world where Jesus no longer walks among us. Or does he? If we are the Body of Christ then our footprints are his footprints.

Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace

Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace

Destroy hatred, not enemies, to bring peace – Peace does not come from wiping out enemies, it comes from destroying all hatred with prayer, dialogue and friendship, including in the church and within the Roman Curia, said Father Raniero Cantalamessa the preacher of the papal household.

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions?

Presuppositions – what are our presuppotions? There has already been much ink spilled about the World Synod of the Family … and more will be spilled in the run up to the 2015 installment. My concern is that so much of the writing is rooted in presuppositions which are never dealt with consciously. Too often presuppositions are a form of “poisoning wells” or ideological “spin”.

“I AM A MOTHER” Elizabeth Seton

“I AM A MOTHER” Elizabeth Seton

“I AM A MOTHER”: SAINT ELIZABETH ANN SETON ON MOTHERHOOD The letters of Saint Elizabeth Seton (1774-1821) to and about her family reflect exactly the kind of concerns a mother today would have about her children's lives, choices, job prospects, etc. She wrote and...

Pope invites the world “Come and See”

“Come and see!”: Love is more powerful, love gives life, love makes hope blossom in the wilderness. "That is why we tell everyone: “Come and see!”  In every human situation, marked by frailty, sin and death, the Good News is no mere matter of words, but a testimony to...

Watered down Resurrection doesn’t work

Watered down Resurrection doesn’t work

Jim Martin SJ has a thoughtful reflection  on Why a watered-down Resurrection doesn't work. The Resurrection may be the hardest thing for people to accept about Christianity. Some agnostics embrace Jesus as a compassionate sage. Seekers, if they’re closer to belief,...

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