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A Kinder Juneau?

BY SR. MARIE LUCEK, OP

Several years ago a movement called Random Acts of Kindness began, a movement encouraging us to do kind deeds for strangers, such as paying the fees for others on toll roads or buying someone a cup of coffee. 323 more words

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Burden of shame.

What to do if you’re too ashamed to go to Confession.

Reconciliation is intended to allow Christ’s victory to overcome sin in our lives, what happens when shame over one’s sins is so great that it keeps people away from the sacrament? 519 more words

Pope Francis Appoints Most Reverend Edward J. Burns Bishop Designate of the Diocese of Dallas

JUNEAU, AK –  His Holiness Pope Francis has named Bishop Edward J. Burns, 59, as the new Bishop of Dallas, Texas.  Until today, Bishop Burns has served as the fifth Bishop of Juneau, Alaska. 407 more words

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Advent Joy for Imperfect Christians

BY DAVID GIBSON, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

It is not mysterious at all that the church lodges an annual day of joy in the heart of Advent. 825 more words

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Brennende Müllcontainer

Kein schönes, aber ein treffendes Bild hat der digitale Volksmund Amerikas für den Wahlkampf zwischen Donald Trump und Hillary Clinton gefunden: “It’s a Dumpster Fire”. Genau, ein brennender Müllcontainer. 257 more words

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Final resting place: Vatican releases instruction on burial, cremation

BY CINDY WOODEN,
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
VATICAN CITY (CNS)

Professing belief in the resurrection of the dead and affirming that the human body is an essential part of a person’s identity, the Catholic Church insists that the bodies of the deceased be treated with respect and laid to rest in a consecrated place. 847 more words

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Catholics for Choice?

The only choice these ‘Catholics’ have made is not to be Catholic…

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