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Adventing… a microcosm of real life

So, my latest column at Patheos is the requisite nod to the liturgical calendar, but its more about ALL the comings of Christ in my experience… that the season of Advent really lights up an awareness of the sacred found in every day. Here’s a excerpt: Advent is not just a liturgical season, it’s a…

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Among Women Podcast # 152: Rooted in the Love of God

In this week’s episode of Among Women we look at the faith and testimony of St Catherine of Genoa, one of the Christian mystics from the Middle Ages who, despite heartaches and depression in her life, went on to live a life of heroic love of God and service to others. Today I’m also joined by…

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Welcome to the Year of Faith! (Great links to get you started and to bookmark.)

Welcome to the Year of Faith! The Year of Faith is actually slightly longer than a full year: October 11, 2012 through November 23, 2013.  It has a three-fold focus: knowing our Catholic faith, living it out both sacramentally within the church and in the world, and sharing the faith through evangelization and catechesis. This…

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I’m at CatholicMom.com. Here’s “Spiritual Growth Within a Catholic Family,” Part 2.

Bob and I have been parents for over 25 years. (Gosh, we’re pretty young there^.) Yet, we’ve learned a few things along the way. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find in my column today at CatholicMom.com… The context for spiritual growth of children presumes that the parents enjoy a relationship with Christ and his…

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