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Are you ready?

Featured on NewEvangelizers.com Jesus said to his disciples: “Gird your loins and light your lamps and be like servants who await their master’s return from a wedding, ready to open immediately when he comes and knocks. (Luke 12:35) Advent reminds … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: The Cost of Peace

Are we depending on ideal circumstances for a transient peace? Peace on our terms? Peace between warring nations comes with a hard-fought truce. Peace between the oppressor and those afraid to resist comes at the price of slavery. Peace pursued … Continue reading

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Need Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 1-23-15

Joy at the stoplight Live the fast by Andy LaVallee Jesus filled his followers with love, peace and joy

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Friars Corner: At Jesus’ baptism, the Father told us to listen to his Son

Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7; Ps 29:1-4, 3, 9-10; Mark 1:7-11 Now our Sunday liturgy makes a great leap. In the last few weeks we have celebrated the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. After his presentation in the Jerusalem temple and … Continue reading

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Catholic Mom: The gifts Jesus will give you this Christmas

Our God Immanuel comes among us. He has given us his Divinity in the Incarnation to glorify our humanity. He comes as our Savior and King, offering his whole self as a gift to us. He wants to exchange Christmas … Continue reading

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Telling your Faith Story

Free download for subscribers! Several years ago, as I was on my way into St. Patrick’s Church, a man approached me. His eyes looked straight into mine, searching for something. Perhaps directions to some place in the neighborhood? Then he … Continue reading

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Prolonging the Eucharist

Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the Pontifical Household, proposed that laypeople, as well as priests, are called to offer themselves with Christ in the Mass. All of us can offer our bodies and blood, imitating what the priest celebrates … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: The First Call by Nancy Shuman

I fell in love for the first time when I was six years old.  Coming from an "unchurched but Catholic-on-the-books" family, I did not learn of Jesus until I entered first grade.  I'm forever grateful to my parents for sending … Continue reading

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