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Mary Marrocco: ‘Christ is the way, the antidote to violence’

Watching a robin couple choose their unlikely spot to painstakingly build their nest (on top of the water meter) and sit warming those blue...

Seeking silence in our confused times — Mary Marrocco

Seeking silence in our confused times It's impossible to hold a real conversation when it's peppered with mean, toxic words. The more our attempted conversation...

Time is brushed with divine, intertwined with eternity: Mary Marrocco

“My soul too is shuddering greatly — and you, Lord, how long?” (Ps 6:4) “The Lord has heard the sound of my weeping ... they...

This Christmas season, allow gentleness, not rigidity, to govern your heart:...

I remember once hearing a speaker marveling at the "gentleness of God." My reaction was incredulity. Gentleness? Many in that very room were experiencing...

When we think of communion, remember to become what you receive:...

It can be difficult these days not to become crabby, bitter and divisive. Every day, we receive so much that frightens or angers us,...

We can benefit from healthy shame, once we acknowledge and learn...

What makes it so difficult to overcome conflicts? Between a couple or family, groups or nations, often we just can't sort things out and...

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