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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 21, 2017

I was 19 when my cousin came to live with my family. He was just out of the Marines. He was not doing very well and was lost in many ways. When we were children we had been close, but it had been a few years since we had seen each other, and trying to re-establish our friendship was hard. Continue reading ?

Protecting children: A survivor’s search to heal after abuse

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Thirteenth in a series) ROME — Among all the people I have met in Rome, I was most honored to meet Veronique Garnier on Wednesday. She spoke to me and my classmates about how … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 14, 2017

I was 19 when my cousin came to live with my family. He was just out of the Marines. He was not doing very well and was lost in many ways. When we were children we had been close, but it had been a few years since we had seen each other, and trying to re-establish our friendship was hard. Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 7, 2017

Fourth Sunday of Easter       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Acts 2:14a, 36-41       Psalm 23:1-6       2) 1 Peter 2:20b-25       Gospel: John 10:1-10   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service I clearly remember Captain Picard from “Star Trek: … Continue reading ?

Protecting children: The torrent of sexually suggestive images, behavior in society

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Twelfth in a series) ROME — In this week’s blog, I will take a break from writing about my courses at the Gregorian to discuss an interesting experience I had last weekend. My wife and … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, April 30, 2017

April 30, Third Sunday of Easter      Cycle A. Readings:      1) Acts 2:14, 22-33      Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-11      2) 1 Peter 1:17-21      Gospel: Luke 24:13-35   By Jean Denton Catholic News Service … Continue reading ?

Protecting children: Good shepherds heal their flock, protect it from wolves

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Eleventh in a series) ROME — Time has flown since I arrived in Rome almost three months ago. As my studies at the Gregorian move into weeks 9 and 10, classes have begun to … Continue reading...

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, April 23, 2017

April 23, Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Acts 2:42-47       Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24       2) 1 Peter 1:3-9       Gospel: John 10:19-31   By Sharon K. Perkins Catholic News Service We all … Continue reading ?

Welcome God’s love and share with others, especially the most vulnerable, says USCCB president

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The faithful may feel unworthy of Christ’s love, because he “paid so high a price for our salvation, ” but “let us not be afraid,” said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, the president of the U.S. Conference … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, April 16, 2017

  April 16, The Resurrection of the Lord Readings: 1) Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23 2) Colossians 3:1-4 Gospel: John 20:1-9 By Jean Denton Catholic News Service I’ve long wondered why “This is the day the Lord has made; … Continue reading ?

Capturing the emotion of Christ’s final hours

Photos and story by Barbara J. Fraser HUARAZ, Peru — How does an artist depict the tension, emotion and drama of the Passion when crafting images of the Stations of the Cross? To fashion the statues ordered by Holy Spirit … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, April 9, 2017

March 19, Third Sunday of Lent       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Exodus 17:3-7       Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9       2) Romans 5:1-2, 5-8       Gospel: John 4:5-42   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service Why are you a Christian? What is it that has causes you to follow a man who walked the earth about 2,000 […] Continue reading ?

U.S. faced ‘months of fiery trial and sacrifice’ in Great War

On this day 100 years ago the United States entered World War I. The declaration of war by the U.S. Congress followed by four days an address President Woodrow Wilson gave at a special joint session of Congress, urging lawmakers … Continue reading ?

Protecting children: Being aware of how sex offenders “groom” their victims

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Tenth in a series) ROME — This week at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, my class learned about the ethical issues related to the sexual abuse of minors. One question we discussed was, … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, April 2, 2017

When it became clear that my mother was not going to survive her cancer, along with the devastation of this news and the heartache I felt, I also realized that I had never been to a funeral. Continue reading ?

Protecting children: Learning to listen to the voiceless

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Ninth in a series) ROME — One of the most joyful people I know is one of my wife’s relatives who I will call Anne. Anne is almost always happy and immediately lights up … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, March 26, 2017

  March 26, Fourth Sunday of Lent       Cycle A. Readings:       1) 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a       Psalm 23:1-6       2) Ephesians 5:8-14       Gospel: John 9:1-41   By Sharon K. Perkins Catholic News Service In the U.S. … Continue reading ?

Protecting children: Warning signs of potential abusers

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Eighth in a series) ROME — Everyone knows the story of the prophet Jonah. He is commanded by God to prophesy to Nineveh, home of one of Israel’s greatest enemies. Despite receiving God’s commission … Continue reading ?

Mother Mary: The merciful, mischievous interceder in Italian legends

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis told a story today about a legend in southern Italy to illustrate how Mary is always nearby, watching, waiting and ready to jump in and lend a hand. While Jesus is every person’s best advocate … Continue reading ?

Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, March 19, 2017

March 19, Third Sunday of Lent       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Exodus 17:3-7       Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9       2) Romans 5:1-2, 5-8       Gospel: John 4:5-42   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service Why are you a Christian? What is … Continue reading ?

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