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Gaudete Sunday: What John the Baptist Teaches us about Humility and Joy

by Dr. D’Ambrosio, From The Crossroads Initiative On the third Sunday of Advent, the penitential purple of the season changes to rose and we celebrate “Gaudete” or “Rejoice!” Sunday.  “Shout for joy, daughter of Sion” says Zephaniah.  “Draw water joyfully … Continue reading

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Less is not more, especially when it comes to Mass

This is a situation I am sure most of our readers will have experienced at some time or another: By Mary DeTurris Poust A couple of weeks ago, I experienced something at Mass that I’d never seen or heard before … Continue reading

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How to plant seeds of faith with strangers.

When having a conversation with someone who is ignorant or hostile to Catholic teaching, a reasoned, gentle defense is most effective By Eric Sammons You are sitting at your son’s soccer game, enjoying the crisp weather and your boy’s joy … Continue reading

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