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Make your bed

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed, November 2, 2014 – Lam 3, 17-26; Rom 6, 3-9; Jn 14, 1-6 If we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him (Rom 6, 8) Whether at death I rest eternally in God or my heart stays restless will depend on...

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Priesthood – Endangered and Dangerous Vocation

Priesthood – Endangered and Dangerous Vocation

As the United States celebrates Priests Sunday this article by Josephine Mckenna of
Religion News Service Italian priest, unfazed by death threats, goes after the Mafia caught my eye.

Not every priest finds himself in such a position. More often than not the priest today shares the lives of people in their best and worst of times.

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Doing theology in a garbage dump

Doing theology in a garbage dump

Daniel Franklin E. Pilario, C.M. writes”…on weekends, I help my Vincentian confreres in their parish in Payatas, the biggest garbage dump in Manila. … I was invited there to help in giving pastoral care – celebrate Masses or bless the dead, give seminars, meet people. Later, I began to realize that it was not mainly I who was helping. It was in fact they who were helping me make sense of my theology. But that is going ahead of the story.”

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You can run, but you can’t hide

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), October 26, 2014 – Ex 22, 20-26; 1 Thes 1, 5c-10; Mt 22, 34-40 Receiving the word in great affliction, with joy from the Holy Spirit (1 Thes 1, 6) It is easy to recite the two inseparable commandments on which the whole law and...

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Fr. Pat Griffin CM – An Undivided Heart

Fr. Pat Griffin CM – An Undivided Heart

Fr. Pat Griffin CM speaks with a group of discerners in the context of a year dedicated to consecrated life. “An Undivided Heart” Two years ago, when I was with the Daughters in Paris, I was searching for a unifying theme to capture some presentations which I wanted...

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