Monthly Archives: January 2013

Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for January 13, 2013

• Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7 • Acts 10:34-38 • Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 • Baptism of Lord C ‘13 • Print PDF: Weekly Homily 01.13.2013 I did not choose to be a citizen of the United States.  I am a citizen simply because I was born here.  … Continue reading

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The Wind of the “SPIRIT” is just a Click Away

| Bud Malby | January 10, 2013 | CCMT | Fr. Emmett Coyne in his book, The Theology of Fear, told a short, but powerful story.  “A late friend, Mary Murphy, was in her nineties and computer illiterate though aware … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Together – There is Power in Numbers

| By Rosemary Hosie-Tackes | January 9, 2013 | CCMT | Two years ago after attending the American Catholic Council, my husband Jim and I gathered friends at our house to view the videos of all of the speakers from … Continue reading

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Epiphany 2013 Reflection

| Sister Joan Chittister | January 6, 2013 | Another Voice | This quote from Joan Chittister came from her November 16, 2012 NCR column. Once it has begun, the change has already happened. Only the process of adoption is … Continue reading

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My Take: Jesus was a dirty, dirty God

Editor’s note: Johnnie Moore is the author of Dirty God.  He is a professor of religion and vice president at Liberty University. | By Johnnie Moore | Special to CNN | January 6, 2013 | Jesus was a lot more … Continue reading

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Epiphany

“If, as Herod, we fill our lives with things, and again with things; If we consider ourselves so important that we must fill every moment of our lives, when will we have time to make the long, slow journey across … Continue reading

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A Reflection of Hope and Gratitude for the New Year

|Tom McMahon | 01/01/2013 | Catholica | Next to John Chuchman, Tom McMahon is my favorite blogger on the Australian website Catholica.  I share with you Tom’s reflection of gratitude for family and hope for the future as we progress … Continue reading

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As 2013 Begins, It Brings Some Justice For Leslie-Anne Knight And A Stirring Message From One Of Her New Employers

|Colkoch | January 3, 2012 | Enlightened Catholicism | I don’t normally get inspired to post at night, but tonight is a different story.  I thought I’d start out 2013 with some good news.  I was seriously dismayed back in … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for January 06, 2013

• Isaiah 60:1-6 • Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6 • Matthew 2:1-12 • Epiphany C ‘13 • Print PDF: Weekly Homily 01.06.2013 This story of the Magi is found only in the gospel of Matthew. I am amazed that so many still think it … Continue reading

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We’ve already won, in case you hadn’t noticed, so get over it!

| Bud Malby | January 4, 2012 | CCMT | That could easily have been the title of the recent blog entry: A traditionalist avant-garde:“It’s trendy to be a traditionalist in the Catholic Church” If you haven’t read the article … Continue reading

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