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September 2000


Blessed Pope John XXIII: An 'Ordinary' Holiness

By Nancy Celaschi, O.S.F.

One of the best-loved popes of the 20th century is being beatified this month. His humble, generous and reconciling spirit can teach us a great deal about following Jesus Christ.


Things My Grandkids Taught Me

By Mary Jo Dangel

Grandparent's Day, celebrated on September 10, is a good time to remind ourselves that we're never too old to learn.

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The Changing Face of Mission

Nearly a hundred years ago, the Church had different ideas about what it means to be a missionary. Then and now, the call to share Jesus' message remains the same. By Joseph Nangle, O.F.M.

Bolivia Notes: Stories of Solidarity

Inter-American collaboration is a vital key to winning the war on poverty in Bolivia. Photo story by Jack Wintz, O.F.M.

A Trappist Monk's Search for Home

A monk describes his elusive search for a sense of belonging. By James Stephen Behrens, O.C.S.O.

Fiction: From a Distance

A medical emergency brings hearts together. By Karen Muensterman

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