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Flying at 40,000 feet

At the beginning of Lent, I decided to undertake a 40-day Bible reading plan.

That was perhaps overly ambitious of me, given my current work schedule, but so far, I’m doing OK. 529 more words

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Catholic Bishops, other "religious" refugee resettlement contractors might soon be out of business thanks to Obama

…..Or, will they give up their moral convictions on abortion in exchange for cold hard federal cash!

We previously told you about Obama’s pen (rule change) that would require any agency getting federal payola to abide by federal rules on sexual orientation of employees.  407 more words

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Cardinal O’Malley, Archbishop Lori urge support for the Health Care Conscience Rights Act

Congress should reaffirm the principle that government “should not force anyone to stop offering or covering much-needed legitimate health care” because of a conscientious objection to abortion or other procedures, said Cardinal Seán P. 315 more words

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#ASHTAG -- Exchanging The Sacred For The Secular

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, which is supposed to be a period of reflection and penance leading up to Easter and the celebration of the Resurrection of Christ and the fulfillment of His promises. 574 more words

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Happy Monday: 10 Links Worth Clicking (Almost-Lent edition)

By Katie Morroni

In his homily last week, a priest in residence at my parish said that the most important thing any of us can do for Lent is to pray about it, asking how we should spend the time — what we might give up or take on to draw closer to God. 397 more words

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USCCB’s online Lenten resources help Catholics to raise up, sacrifice and offer

A variety of resources to help Catholics observe Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, this year Feb. 18, is being provided by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). 117 more words

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