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Job: Faith amid calamity

Catholic News Service Except for the Crucifixion itself, the saying "Bad things happen to good people" was never exemplified more than in dear old Job,...

Embracing (if not understanding) what mystics share with us

Catholic News Service To the side of the altar at the church of Santa Maria della Vittoria in Rome, not far from the Termini train...

Visiting, and living with, Our Lady of Fatima

Catholic News Service "I get emotional very easily," admits Marina Yap with a smile, "especially when I'm thinking about Our Lady of Fatima. Like right...

Palm Sunday: Discovering real treasure

Catholic News Service Palm Sunday produces an unsettling wave of emotions like no other day in the liturgical year -- from unbridled joy at the...

Give in a way ‘that is pleasing to God’

"Giving alms to the poor is one of the chief witnesses to fraternal charity," says the Catechism of the Catholic Church. "It is also...

Prayer, faith and good health: They absolutely go together

Catholic News Service   Can prayer, faith and belief in God make you healthy -- physically, as well as spiritually and emotionally? Yes, according to dozens...

Parishes: Called to welcome ‘as Christ has welcomed you’

Catholic News Service It may be his first parish leadership assignment after 30 years in Catholic education as a teacher and administrator, but Father Tom...

Mentally ill persons: Is the Catholic Church a source of support?

Catholic News Service   "I remember sitting in the hospital," said Kay Hughes, "huddled in a little group of about six, when one of us...

Seeking the light of Jesus

Catholic News Service As a community of faith, we are a people who not only seek light, but who crave and welcome light -- the...

Living Our Faith — Look it up: Are we listening servants?

Catholic News Service “For nothing will be impossible for God.” The words of the angel Gabriel, spoken to Mary in the Gospel of Luke (1:37), precede...

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