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ADVENTCAzT 21: The state of mortal sin

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Here is a 5-minute, daily podcast – today for Saturday of the 3rd Week of Advent – to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your personal meeting with the Lord.  We are in that final stretch of Advent when … Continue reading

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Learn more about Pope Francis and about Saint Francis

Do you want to know a little more about Pope Francis?  Publishers are getting up to speed. We know so much about Pope Benedict before his election.  In comparison, we don’t really know much about this new fellow.
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What Did St. Francis Really Say?

Now that we have a Pope named Francis, and we know that he intended to invoke St. Francis of Assisi, we might delve into Francis looking for some clues as to what (we hope) the new Pope might be up … Continue reading

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“Joy fall to thee, father Francis, / Drawn to the Life that died”

Last night in our poetry reading group we spent the whole time on Gerard Manley Hopkins’, “The Wreck of the Deutschland“, inspired by a shipwreck in storm in which five Franciscan sisters were drowned.  They were fleeing the kulturkampf in … Continue reading

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