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The Invisibles

August 29, 2015

The Invisibles

In David Zweig’s new book, The Invisibles, he explores the rich environment of those whose dedication to excellence and satisfaction in their work so often hides behind the scenes…and yet is essential to the lifestyle we enjoy. 552 more words

Mental Health

On the couch with Bridg

My therapists name is Bridget, I think because of Bridget Jones’ diary I liked her before we even met. She was recommended to me by a great friend who also see’s her and my doctor told me to go and speak to someone and put me on a ‘Mental Health Plan’ so I could afford to do so. 280 more words

Marriage & Family

Pope Francis' Remark About Children's Book Raises Question of His Support for Lesbian and Gay Families

Pope Francis is once again making headlines for a message which may have contained a positive comment on families headed by lesbian and gay couples. 1,037 more words


Let’s Have a World Meeting of ALL Families

Today’s post is written by a guest blogger: Deacon Ray Dever of St. Paul Catholic Church, Tampa, Florida.

In recent months, a steady stream of documents, talks, and other communications from the Catholic Church have been issued on the topic of the family–all in anticipation of and preparation for the World Meeting of Families that will take place in Philadelphia in September and the subsequent Synod of Bishops on the family to be held in Rome in October.  966 more words

Marriage & Family

New Location and New Opinions on LGBT Catholic Events in Philadelphia

An important location update about the eviction from a Philadelphia Catholic parish of New Ways Ministry’s gender identity workshop and Equally Blessed’s World Meeting of Families programs, 1,280 more words


Cost of Stress

Stress is a result of worry. Worry is a test of our faith. Matthew 6:27 says “Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?” Why must we be in a place of absolute helplessness and desperation before we cry out to God? 209 more words

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Chicago Archbishop: 'We Must Be Open to New Avenues & Creativity When It Comes to Families'

Chicago’s Archbishop Blase Cupich called for the church to improve its welcome of non-traditional families in his homily last Sunday, offering a beautiful reflection as the church prepares for October’s Synod of Bishops to discuss marriage and family issues. 850 more words