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In Person: Sister Activist – Simone Campbell

Reprinted from “In These Times”  Author: Rebecca Burns Simone Chapman leads Nuns on the Bus, who lobby for social and economic justice (and plague Paul Ryan). “Politically, women have always been at the margins of the Church. Part of our … Continue reading

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Who Didn’t Win the Presidential Debate?

Reprinted from Sojourners – October 4, 2012 I’m sure many of you watched the debates last night. Regardless of who you may vote for in November I found this article from Jim Wallis very telling about what neither candidate mentioned … Continue reading

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Our Royal Responsibility

Posted from The 21st Century American Catholic Vatican II says that we participate in Christ’s kingly office. That means that we have the spiritual empowerment and responsibility to correct our society and culture in the saving grace of Christ. It … Continue reading

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Soul Sister: Sister Rosemary and the Black Jesus

A friend sent this NPR clip to me and listening to it brought tears to my eyes.  I hope you enjoy it and appreciate it as much as I did.   Turn up the speakers, click the link here:  My Personal Jesus and … Continue reading

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Aggiornamento 2012

America Magazine – October 8, 2012 On Oct. 11 Pope Benedict XVI, will celebrate the golden jubilee of the opening of the Second Vatican Council with a Mass at Saint Peter’s Basilica. In a grand gesture, he has invited Ecumenical … Continue reading

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Bishop Raymond G. Hunthausen Celebrates 50 Years!

Many of you may have already seen this article that was posted to NCR-Online on August 30.  We all celebrate Archbishop “Dutch” Hunthausen for the stands that he took and the stewardship he promoted during his tenure as Bishop of … Continue reading

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Pope Calls Laity to Responsibility in the Church

Says a Change of Mentality Is Needed CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy, AUG. 24, 2012 (Zenit.org) Benedict XVI says the laity should be seen as truly “co-responsible” for the Church, and not just “collaborators” with the clergy. The Pope said this in … Continue reading

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Most Catholic Bishops are “Moral Heretics”

Reprinted from New Catholic Times A small Catholic college in Massachusetts has been pressured by the local bishop into canceling an invitation to Sen. Ted Kennedy’s widow, Vicky Kennedy, to deliver the school’s commencement address because of her support of … Continue reading

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What are we About?

Some time ago someone from our group introduced me to a new blogpost: “Questions from a Ewe”.   The author of this blog is a laywoman somewhere in a local midwest parish.  Her blog touches people all around the world. … Continue reading

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Vatican Lifts Suspension of Priest

Perhaps it’s “a sign of the times”.  It’s been nearly a year now since the New Roman Missal was implemented and it’s still in the news.  Here is a link to the article that appeared at

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