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TOB and Women's Ordination - Part I

Back in September 2015, I was one of three Canadian women presenting at the International Women’s Ordination Conference in Philadelphia on the question:
Theology of the Body – Friend or Foe of the Ordination Question? 1,312 more words

7 Great tips from Pope Francis to moms

Check out these great tips and reflections from Chapter 5 of the pope’s document on family and love, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love):

  1. Children are never a mistake.
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Pope Francis

Day 5: The first-timer of Notre Dame

(September 15, 2016, Thursday) We returned to Musee de L’Orangerie today because the “scarf” that my mom had bought yesterday wasn’t actually a scarf, but a pillowcase. 230 more words



Morning Offering.

JANUARY 2, 2017

“Only in Christ can men and women find answers to the ultimate questions that trouble them. Only in Christ can they fully understand their dignity as persons created and loved by God.” 76 more words

Pope John Paul II

Another Fresh Appraisal of War

Last April, a number of prominent Catholic scholars and organizations focused on peacemaking (including my fellow “Mennonite Catholic” Gerald Schlabach) gathered at the Vatican for a… 1,155 more words

Catholic Social Teaching

From The Vault: Pope John Paul II Visits NYC In 1979

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — WCBS Newsradio 880 is celebrating 50 years of covering news in New York! To commemorate, the “From The Vault” series brings you a treasure trove of archival audio. 64 more words

WCBS 880 Anniversary

The Stigmata Saint: Review of The Life and Prayers of Padre Pio by Wyatt North

Like the other biographies of saints, popes, and other key Catholic leaders written by Wyatt North, this is a short read about the life of Saint Padro Pio. 340 more words

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