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My Eucharistic Offering: Servant of God Sr. Thea Bowman

“I bring myself, my black self, all that I am, all that I have, all that I hope to become… as gift to the Church,” Sister Thea Bowman in her Address to the USCCB, June 1989. Her Early Years At Sister Thea’s funeral on April 3, 1990, the qu...
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Living a Eucharistic Life

Here we share a presentation prepared by Tony for the 2021 Men of Christ Conference held in Beaver Dam, WI on 3-20-21. The theme of the conference was "Live Truth-Defend Truth." Tony suggests to us that living the Truth is always the beginning o...
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Polycarp: A Patron Saint for Lent

February 23rd Today the Church commemorates one of the most acclaimed figures of its early life, St. Polycarp, bishop and martyr. The greatness of Polycarp’s reputation is really astounding when one considers how little we know of his life. H...
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The Imitation Game

The Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 2-14-21 My Dear Friends in Christ, In this Sunday’s second reading from St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, we find the Apostle admonishing his readers: “Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ” (1 ...
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The Advent Wreath’s Lesson on Virtue

In each Season of the Church’s liturgical life, she provides us with unique resources that nourish our growth in holiness. Among these resources stored in the vast treasure house of graces of the Church one finds the sacramentals. All too often ...
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Christifying Thanksgiving: The Thanksgiving Table Blessing

The celebration of Thanksgiving naturally lends itself to being understood by Christians through a Christocentric, or, more to it, Eucharistic lens. The reason for this stems from the straightforward linguistic connection, the English eucharist ...
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Embodying the Kingdom of God: The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

November 22, 2020 My Dear Friends in Christ, Today is the day toward which the celebrations of the previous weeks have been hastening, the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. Today’s celebration marks a certain pivot ...
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Travelling by the Light of Virtue

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: November 8, 2020 My Dear Friends in Christ, With the celebration of the Thirty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time, we find ourselves just two weeks away from the celebration of the Solemnity of Our Lord J...
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