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November 2000


Franciscan Christmas in Austria

Franciscan Christmas in AustriaBy Marilyn and Paul Nejelski

St. Francis, who loved to celebrate the Incarnation, would enjoy the extended celebration of the season in Austria. His followers there build on a long tradition.


Vatican II at 35: An Interview With Cardinal William Keeler

Cardinal William Keeler and Lutheran Bishop George Paul Mocko

By John Bookser Feister

As a young priest he was a media adviser at Vatican II. He went on to become a world leader in ecumenism. Here's his Vatican II progress report.

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St. Francis Xavier: Model Missionary

St. Francis Xavier feared nothing because of his faith in God. His zeal in spreading the gospel inspires us still. His respect for other religions is reflected in the pope's recent Asian message. By Donna Palmatary

Six Ways to Take Commercialism Out of Christmas

If you need help finding the real heart of Christmas amidst all the commercial messages, read on. By Dan Andriacco

The Year of Luke: Ongoing Jubilee

In the year ahead, Luke's Gospel can be a good guide for our continuing journey into the new millennium. By Barbara Reid, O.P., Ph.D.

Fiction: The Christmas Dress

Would her mom welcome a small visitor? By Carol Ann Morrow

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