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29 Sep Resisting the Throwaway Culture

“We must not let culture and politics compromise our commitment to life in all things,” Catholic Voices USA senior adviser Kim Daniels said as she appeared on a Georgetown panel with Sister Helen Prejean. Read more on The Millenial Journal covered the Sept. 29 event. ...

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28 Sep Be a Saint, Change the World

“Today it is very fashionable to talk about the poor. Unfortunately it is very unfashionable to talk with them.” Mother Teresa’s words hit home with a lot of us, don’t they? Taking care of the poor can’t just be about politics, programs, or platforms. It...

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27 Sep The Glorious Cross of Edith Stein

by Tina McCormick When Edith Stein entered the order of Discalced Carmelite nuns in 1933, she assumed the name of Teresa Blessed by the Cross. What did she mean by the seeming paradox of being “blessed by the Cross”? It is the echo of St. Paul’s...

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26 Sep A Saint for Everybody

Recently, a dear friend of mine asked me for advice. Her father had just been diagnosed with terminal cancer and, being a convert, she wasn’t sure which saint she should turn to in such a seemingly hopeless situation. Raised as a Lutheran, she still had reservations...

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25 Sep Missionary Metamorphosis

Father Roger J. Landry delivered his address, “Bifurcation of Faith and Reason: Unleashing Radical Secularism and Its Impact on Medicine,” to professionals eager to connect the dots between secularism and the contemporary loss of medical ethics. Father Landry framed his remarks with the intellectual works...

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11 Aug Martyrdom and joy

If the first year of Pope Francis’ pontificate could be characterized by one word, it would certainly be “joy.”  The world has been awed by a man who has brought an infectious love for Christ and the gospel to people on the margins and who...

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11 Aug Five Men to Thank This Week

On Monday, the majority of the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that closely held companies cannot be required to provide contraceptive coverage to their employees. That all five of these votes came entirely from men speaks volumes about the “war on women” in which our country...

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