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Beautiful strength

Mariana is a beautiful woman in her sixties, a former professional ballerina trained in the Russian classical style. She performed as a principal dancer in the Israeli Ballet and is […]

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Medically based talk on the Shroud of Turin and crucifixion

What did Christ really go through, in the last day of His earthly life? Dr. Thomas McGovern, a Fort Wayne physician, opened “The Passion Through the Shroud of Turin” talk […]

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Form and chaos

I am not the first to notice that ideas and styles spread across the fine arts, regardless of medium or genre. In the middle of the 19th century, orchestras grew […]

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CRS: The dignity of work and the rights of workers

Each week of Lent, this series will provide ways to incorporate global solidarity and the struggles of our brothers and sisters throughout the world into your Lenten journey. Nation focus: […]

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Preparation for the test

I remember the colossal relief I felt after my doctoral defense, noting that I would never have to take a test again. But of course, bigger tests awaited. Christ was […]

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Servus Omnium: Profit, common good not mutually exclusive

Sister Helen Alford wants people to think. The Dominican nun and international voice for justice in the work place asked deeply challenging questions from the moment she began to present […]

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Why become Catholic?

Catechumens respond and offer insight into the mind of a convert This Easter, Kim Pesta will join in full communion with the church at Christ the King Parish, South Bend. […]

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The legacy of a special child

On Sept. 7, 2010, a baby boy was born in a hospital in Missouri. His mother named him Simon and proclaimed “he was absolutely perfect to our family.” This was […]

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Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

“An Exorcist Explains the Demonic: The Antics of Satan and His Army of Fallen Angels” by Father Gabriele Amorth with Stefano Stimamiglio. Sophia Institute Press (Manchester, New Hampshire, 2016). 145 […]

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What does it mean to be a part of God’s global family?

Each week of Lent, this reflection series will provide ways to incorporate global solidarity and the struggles of our brothers and sisters throughout the world into your Lenten journey. Here […]

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The Johnson Amendment

At the National Prayer Breakfast this month, President Donald Trump promised to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment “and allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of […]

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Fasting and abstinence during Lent

Abstinence from eating meat is obligatory for all Roman Catholics 14 years of age and older on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all Fridays during Lent. Fasting is obligatory for […]