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FORMATION - Preparing Our Young People?


People often ask, “What are we doing with our young people? How are we preparing them for the future in our church?”

In many of my talks and presentations I have spoken about the idea of individual and parish “formation.”  Formation is what it means to be a follower of Christ. 1,579 more words

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Drive Through Catholicism ?

Fr. Michael White is the Pastor of Church of the Nativity, the Roman Catholic Parish in Timonium, Maryland.  As they mention on their web-site, they “are a growing group of disciples, orthodox in our Catholic faith, dynamic and creative in our commitment to the “New Evangelization.” Specifically we are all about reaching out to “de-churched” Catholics in our north Baltimore community with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. 450 more words

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Abraham's Parachute - A Spiritual Reflection

Abraham’s Parachute

In the first reading of the Second Sunday of Lent we read that Abraham was to be a blessing not only to his own people but to literally millions of people through the ages. 627 more words

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The Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Homily

“…despise the seduction of the world.”  Prayer of Pope St. Clement.

The people of Jesus’ time lived in a subsistence economy. This included the unpredictability of nature and the voracious taxes they were forced to pay. 901 more words

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Stress and "The Theology of the Body"- Spiritual Reflection

Dr. Gregory Popcak directs the Pastoral Solutions Institute, an organization dedicated to helping Catholics find faith-filled solutions to marriage, family, and personal problems. Together with his wife, Lisa, he hosts… 424 more words

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"What Does It Mean To Be A Christian?" (Audio Reflections)

As part of the “Adult Faith Formation” program of the Church of St. Monica in Berwyn, PA. we shall be reading and reflecting on the book,  125 more words

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A Spiritual Reflection: "Who Am I?"

Recently I have been interviewing our students who will soon receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.  I’ve asked them about their chosen Confirmation name, why they chose that saint, who is their Confirmation Sponsor and why they chose them.  858 more words

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