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How Should We Pray for So Many Prayer Intentions?

How in the world are we supposed to pray for all the many people and intentions which need our prayers? Father John Bartunek responds to a reader's question and shows us a way.

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Why do Americans believe that Christianity is as Violent as Islam?

Why do Americans believe that Christianity is as Violent as Islam? Seeds of the Word (Week 8 of 11) Take out of consideration the Creator, who made every person in love and destined each for eternal life, and properly inalienable rights promptly disappear.  And individuals become, in very short order, the objects of political manipulation and […]

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Evangelical Poverty — Divine Intimacy Meditation

Can someone who hangs on to attachments be poor, or even poor in spirit? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from "Divine Intimacy", his Carmelite meditation classic.

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Help Us Provide Formation to the Faithful Poor

Can you aid the faithful poor and those without discretionary funds in their
effort to better know, love, and serve Christ?
Can you help us provide this invaluable formation to
priests, deacons, and religious?

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