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Sunday, November 23, 2014
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What Do I Say?
This new book shows you there is nothing to fear from spending time with a dying person.
 
Peace Amid Pointsettias
Working in a greenhouse with pointsettias can be a peaceful experience. What are some of the ways you find peace?
 
How Many Kids Do You Have?
What is your response when someone tells you she has seven children? This might make you reconsider.
 
The Call to Joy—And Our Response
Joy is one of the hallmarks of Pope Francis' legacy.
 
Peace and Good!
"St. Francis helped a lot of people on their spiritual journeys in his time."
 
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Miguel Agustín Pro: 
		<i>¡Viva Cristo Rey!</i> (Long live Christ the King) were the last words Fr. Pro uttered before he was executed for being a Catholic priest and serving his flock. 
<p>Born into a prosperous, devout family in Guadalupe de Zacatecas, Mexico, he entered the Jesuits in 1911, but three years later fled to Granada, Spain, because of religious persecution in Mexico. He was ordained in Belgium in 1925. </p><p>Fr. Pro immediately returned to Mexico, where he served a Church forced to go “underground.” He celebrated the Eucharist clandestinely and ministered the other sacraments to small groups of Catholics. </p><p>He and his brother Roberto were arrested on trumped-up charges of attempting to assassinate Mexico’s president. Roberto was spared but Miguel was sentenced to face a firing squad on November 23, 1927. His funeral became a public demonstration of faith. He was beatified in 1988.</p> American Catholic Blog Virtues guide our behavior according to the directives of faith and reason, leading us toward true freedom based on self-control, which fills us with joy that comes from living a good and moral life.
 
PICKS OF THE WEEK
Peace and Good
"A practical and appealing daily guide to the Poor Man of Assisi." --Margaret Carney, O.S.F.
How Did a Rebellious Troubadour Change the Church?
Jon Sweeney sheds new light on the familiar tale of St. Francis.
Be Extraordinary!
Can a busy, ordinary person really make a difference in the lives of others?
Advent 2014
From the First Sunday of Advent through the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, find inspiration for your Advent prayer time with this new book.
A Eucharistic Christmas
Advent and Christmas are the perfect time to reflect on the fact that God is with us always in the Eucharist.
 
CATHOLIC GREETINGS
Feast of Christ the King
The liturgical year ends as it begins, focusing on Our Lord’s eternal reign.
Feast of Christ the King
The liturgical year ends as it begins, focusing on Our Lord’s eternal reign.
Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
God came to dwell in Mary, and sanctified her for a unique role in salvation history.
Praying for You
If you soon will be united with family around a holiday table, take a moment today to pray for those who spend holidays alone.
Thanksgiving
In America, Thanksgiving is one of the rare times when religion and civics intersect. Let us give thanks and praise to God every day.

ENTERTAINMENT
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
Positive values, including altruism, are highlighted in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, ...
Beyond the Lights
Though obviously well-intended, the romantic drama "Beyond the Lights" (Relativity) includes ...
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BIBLE REFLECTIONS
Sharing the Word - Franciscan Media Productions
St. Cecilia
Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time
Bringing Home the Word
The Space Between Faith and Doubt
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Doubt can lead us to question, to reflect, to understand reality at a deeper level.
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