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palm sunday 2014 homily

by Pope Francis

This week begins with the festive procession with olive branches: the entire populace welcomes Jesus. The children and young people sing, praising Jesus. 539 more words

Zhou Hongjie Blog

"Did You Learn to Love?"

I acutely remember this testimony today because of a call we got about a serious accident of a friend. So, as I remember the truths of this, I want to share with you all as well. 1,435 more words

The Deeper Stuff

Genocide Transformed

Perhaps you read my recent blog post in remembrance of the twentieth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide — a guest post by my American friend Lori Martin, who works with orphans and widows in that country. 631 more words

Occasional Essays

The Beauty of Confession

It should come to no surprise to say that I’m a sinner.

Even after coming back to my faith, I took a really, really, really, really, really long time to go back to Confession. 848 more words


I Want That Friend to Help Me

As our two grand kids (ages 3 and 6) were playing in the sand box, my husband and I were sharing with them how our friend Jesus is far away in heaven, but He is also our friend who is with us all the time to help. 450 more words

Spiritual Growth