The Faith in Action


Oct132013
Imagine Sisters

Imagine Sisters

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We hope you've heard about all the great things Imagine Sisters has been doing, and if you haven't, we intend to tell...

Oct092013
Loved Without Judgment

Loved Without Judg

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Editor's Note: Today is Part 2 of our feature of the work of the Women's Care Center.  Click here to read Part 1....

Oct082013
Courageous Choices for Life

Courageous Choices

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Founded by theologian Dr. Janet E. Smith, Women's Care Center has been a vehicle for many of us in the mid-West to put our...

Sep262013
A Journey to Conversion

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Editor's Note: This reflection was written when Fr. Davis was a deacon. He was ordained to the priesthood June 2013 in New...

Sep182013
Opus Solidaritatis Pax

Opus Solidaritatis

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In Solicitudo rei socialis, the encyclical that cemented justice and peace as central to what John Paul II called the “social...

Sep172013
Sowing Seeds of Life

Sowing Seeds of Li

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But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear.- Matthew 13:16 The evangelist Matthew tells a...

Aug302013
About Alice

About Alice

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Pat: If God wants me to go [die], that’s OK.Alice: But I should be the one going.Pat: No, Mom. God doesn't want...

Aug122013
Finding Freedom in the Cloister

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Editor's note:  Yesterday we celebrated the feast of St. Clare and featured a post on her life and the order of sisters...

Aug062013
It Is Good for Us to Be Here

It Is Good for Us

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“It is good for us to be here!” These were the words that Peter cried out immediately after Jesus transfigured before the...

Aug052013
Struggles and Joys

Struggles and Joys

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One of the most continually humbling experiences of a newly ordained priest is the celebration of the Sacrament of Penance. It...

Jul252013
World Youth Day Update

World Youth Day Up

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Over the past week or so, young pilgrims from all over the world have been flocking to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to participate in...

Jun202013
Biking for Babies

Biking for Babies

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Over 1,000 mile bike ride.  Nine days. Why? The simple start came after one young man, who liked the accomplishment of biking...

Jun182013
Faith in Transit

Faith in Transit

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Summer.  Also known as vacation season!  Families across the country are making plans, packing bags, and getting ready to...

May232013
Strange Notions

Strange Notions

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  “Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope.”  These words of St....

May172013
Fun, Creative and Catholic Graduation Gift Ideas

Fun, Creative and

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We are already in the midst of graduation season.  Many college students have already received their diplomas and high school...

Apr152013
@Pontifex

@Pontifex

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Hard to believe that it has been over a month since Pope Francis was elected, isn't it?  In that month, he has certainly...

Apr122013
Caring for Women

Caring for Women

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Editor's Note:  April is “National Women’s Health Care Month” and we wanted to celebrate by featuring a...

Apr102013
Welcomed Home

Welcomed Home

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Jesus, in the Eucharist, first spoke to my heart when I was a senior in high school.  Up until that point, my experience with...

Mar052013
A Family Follows God’s Plan

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Most people wonder how and why our family would make the choice to go to Haiti for a year. When we told people, there were two...

Feb252013
If You See Charity

If You See Charity

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In Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical letter Deus Caritas Est (“God Is Love”), we learn the true meaning of charity....

Feb212013
3 Simple Ways to Celebrate the Year of Faith Online

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When Pope Benedict announced the Year of Faith, he described it as a time to “reinforce our faith in [Christ] and to proclaim...

Feb142013
Dear Friend:  A Letter from Your Valentine

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Dear Friend, Red, pink, hearts, lace, candy, cards, music, dancing, flowers, romantic comedies, sentimental notes, love, love,...

Feb072013
A Who’s Who of Lenten Sacrifices

A Who’s Who

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It's official.  We've got less than a week to decide what to give up for Lent.  For some of us (who may or may not have...

Jan292013
The Goal is Heaven

The Goal is Heaven

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If you aren't a Notre Dame fan, missed the National Championship game, or got up to get a snack during the commercial...

Jan252013
Praying for a New Damascus: The March for Life

Praying for a New

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Today is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.  And it is no small grace that today is also the day when more than 500,000...