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Wisdom and Discontent
Originally Posted: 12/15/2014 - 1:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Patrick F. O' Connell Diverse books mark the 100th birthday of the great mystic and writer Thomas Merton.  ...

Are Sinners 'Hellbound?'
Originally Posted: 10/31/2013 - 10:06am | Type: Blog

Let’s not put our God to the test, shall we, by forcing God to choose whose prayer to answer, yours or those sinful others. Instead, I suggest we abandon the whole punishment and reward project all together. ...

Catholics Walk in the Foosteps of New Native American Saint
Originally Posted: 07/30/2012 - 7:07am | Type: Blog

MOHAWK VALLEY, New York — Twelve-year-old Jake Finkbonner leaned over and ran his hand through a pool of water from a natural spring at the National Shrine of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, in Fonda, N.Y.. With th ...

Obama Calls Dorothy Day a 'Great Reformer'
Originally Posted: 02/03/2012 - 9:57am | Type: Blog

At the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, President Obama named Dorothy Day as a “great reformer in American history." Who woulda thunk it? This is the same woman J. Edgar Hoover once called a " ...