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Homily for the 23rd Sunday in ordinary Time, Year B 2015 (Sept. 6)

Homily for the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B 2015

All three readings and the psalm today express the same idea: that God protects and cares for the outcasts, the helpless in society. 1,182 more words

Homily

Mutilated Toucan Receives 3D-Printed Beak

A Brazilian toucan that lost half her beak has been fitted with a 3D-printed prosthetic.

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Animals

Looking for the opening

St. Philip’s Mission in rural Swaziland was one of the places I visited as director of Cabrini Mission Corps. Getting to the Mission required a thirty-minute drive down a dirt road lined by high, dense brush. 451 more words

Faith Journey

Heroic Boy Saves Aunt From Drowning

Jenny Mama could’ve had much worse than a broken neck if her 7-year-old nephew Mason Farr didn’t come to her rescue.

While at Jolly Roger Amusement Park in Ocean City, Maryland, on May 25, Mama, Mason and Mason’s mom, Karen Turner, all headed down a water slide only 15 minutes after arriving. 285 more words

Happy News

Your Salvation

8 You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy, 9 because you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 486 more words

The Holy Spirit

Here’s the knowledge you need:  you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be My witnesses, first here in Jerusalem, then beyond to Judea and Samaria, and finally to the farthest places  on earth. 220 more words

Christianity

Pakistani Court Grants Visiting Rights to Father of Blasphemy Victim Asia Bibi

ICC Note: A Pakistani court has granted the father of blasphemy victim Asia Bibi visiting rights.
Previously, Bibi’s father had been denied visits to see his daughter as she has been in prison since her conviction on blasphemy charges in 2010. 215 more words

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