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Faith & Politics, Part 3
A dozen parish members and guests gathered for our final session in the series on a cold wintry evening.  This time, we got a picture before we said goodbye. In this session, called "Practically Faithful,"  we tried to answer two main questions: How do we d...

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Faith & Politics, Part 2
The second session of our Faith & Politics series was probably the most challenging for the twenty or so participants.  Once again, we tried to "think about our think" in order to gain a new perspective on why good people often disagree about religion and p...

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Faith & Politics, Part 1
How is your faith related to your political convictions?  An intrepid group of parish members and guests met on three evenings in January and February to explore this and other questions. In the first session, "Rooted in Love?", we began a process of "think...

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On Care for Our Common Home, Part 1
Our parish study of Laudato
Si’ , Pope Francis’s letter on care for the Earth, has reached its halfway
point.   We have two groups meeting, on
Wednesday evening and Thursday morning.   If you would like to read or download the pope’s letter, you can do so

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Fr. James Martin on the Synod of Bishops
You may have heard of the Synod of Bishops on Family Life that just concluded.  I'm still learning about what happened there.  There is a short video by James Martin, SJ, on what he sees as the synod's top five accomplishments here (+).  It's worth looking ...

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A Feast at the Table of the Word
 Thanks to the lively group of parish members and guests who participated in our five week Spring Bible Study on “The Eucharist in Scripture”!  There was little room to spare in Marsico Library in the Ministry Center when all the members of the group gather...
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