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The Gift of a Free Lunch

featured on NewEvangelizers.com Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:16-17 NAB) Mariana, my friend from exercise class, told me … Continue reading

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Partners with God

“For we are God’s co-workers, you are God’s field, God’s building.” (1 Cor. 3:9) We are called by God to take care of his creation. Not just as stewards but as co-creators with God. His work continues with our help, … Continue reading

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A short story of joy

by Deanna Klingel A few weeks ago I was attending Mass in another town where I was signing books. I hadn’t been there long when a young mom ushered her brood into the pew. She had an infant in a … Continue reading

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Pray with Pope Francis for his August intentions

Universal: That volunteers may give themselves generously to the service of the needy. Evangelization: That setting aside our very selves we may learn to be neighbours to those who find themselves on the margins of human life and society. (Vatican … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 7-31-15

The logic of giving, according to Jesus – Pope Francis teaches how Jesus counters market logic with the logic of giving Five ways the Holy Spirit transforms our lives – What can we do to cooperate with God in the … Continue reading

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CatholicMom.com: The Librarian

Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me. (Matthew 25:40) The head librarian at Memorial Park Branch Library was the unforgettable Mrs. Conrad Bryson, a stately woman who … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: What do the angels of children tell God about us?

Vatican City, 8 April 2015 (VIS) – During today's Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square, the Holy Father continued with his cycle of catechesis on the family, completing his reflection on children, “the most beautiful fruit of the blessing … Continue reading

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Joy at the stoplight

As I drove toward the intersection, the light turned yellow, then red. I stopped, thankful that at least I would be the first driver out of the gate after this, the longest stoplight on our route. A red pickup truck … Continue reading

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