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Saint Rita Understands our Time of Division and Conflict

We live in a very divided world.  The level of division we are experiencing here in the United States can at times appear so deep we may wonder if there is any hope for healing and reconciliation, let alone unity.  Saint Rita was married into a family that was rivals with another family.  The rivalry […]

What a Trip to a Battle Zone Taught Me about Easter

by Jeremy Hiers, O.S.A. Whoever goes to Christ goes from fear to love. Saint Augustine (Confessions, IV, 14, 22) As we continue our journey through Easter, we see the early disciples often struggled to recognize the risen Lord as He appeared to them.  In Luke 24:35-48 the risen Lord enters and the disciples are startled, […]

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

by Sam Joutras, O.S.A. Imagine going to a doctor appointment and telling the doctor other people’s diseases.  Then, as you’re giving the doctor a survey of others’ diseases, you mention that you don’t have those same conditions.  Throughout the appointment, you never talk about your own health concerns.  Isn’t this what we do when we gossip or puff ourselves up?   Lent is […]

Ask and You Will Receive

by Jeremy Hiers, O.S.A. In Matthew 7:7-12, Jesus gives us an offer we cannot refuse. Ask and it will be given to you, knock and the door will be opened, seek and you will find. There is a story about an elderly man who lived alone in a house in the path of an approaching […]

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