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A Better World

I’m part of a group of young Catholics who meet monthly. We are slowly studying Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Spe Salvi (saved in hope), and it’s given me a lot of food for thought. 499 more words

Reading

Why pray for the holy souls in purgatory?

 The belief that love can reach into the afterlife, that reciprocal giving and receiving is possible, in which our affection for one another continues beyond the limits of death—this has been a fundamental conviction of Christianity throughout the ages and it remains a source of comfort today. 327 more words

Prayer

Magnificat: True or False?

He has cast down the mighty from their thrones, and has lifted up the lowly. He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he has sent away empty!’…Yes, but I have seen the rich sit secure on their thrones and send the hungry away empty.

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Homilies