The Nobility of Christian Generosity

A famous Canadian historian of Christianity said recently that, whereas in the past people came to the Church in order to have their sins forgiven, in our contemporary society people come to the Church in order to have a place to exercise their generosity. The hint seems to be that the Church ought not remind people of their sins too much (we don’t have sins anymore

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Lives Woven Around the Eucharist

Saint Teresa of Calcutta poured out her life in service to the poor and was born into eternity on September 5, 1997. Although more than twenty years has passed since her death, her smile and the legacy of her tireless efforts to feed the hungry and comfort the dying remind us of Christ’s call for us to do likewise.

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School is Out for the Summer - Almost!

As a kid, I remember well that the last days of school always seemed to drag on as the ‘dog-days’ of summer tantalized us but could never seem to arrive quickly enough. This must be especially true this year as the temperatures have already soared to the high 90s no doubt causing students and teachers alike to wonder when it will all be over.

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The Renewal We Long For

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations,through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

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