1511) A Simple Gift

     Jesuit priest Pedro Arrupe (1907-1991) tells of visiting his brother Jesuits who were working in a desperately poor slum in Latin America.  During his visit he celebrated Mass…

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1510) Now or Later?

By Rick Warren, at his Daily Hope blog, May 28, 2017 (www.pastorrick.com/devotional) ---------------------------      We rarely evaluate our values or question our perceptions until we have a crisis.  Once…

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1507) Wasted Efforts?

----------------      In a home for severely disabled children, Catherine was nurtured for twenty years.  The child had been intellectually and physically disabled from the beginning and had never…

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1506) Challenge Accepted

     The strongest argument for the Gospel of Christ is the personal testimony of someone whose life has been changed by it.  The changed lives of Christians does not…

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1505) How the Church Moves the World

By Mindy Belz, in World magazine, May 27, 2017, page 28 (www.wng.org). ------------------------- An Iraqi boy prays inside St. George's Church in Baghdad --------------------------------------      Months into the invasion of…

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1503) Creatio Ex Nihilo

--------------------- Creatio Ex Nihilo (Latin) = "Creation Out of Nothing." -------------------- I Believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth. --First Article of the Apostle's Creed ---------------------…

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