Opinion

SERRA CLUB

California’s Legislature now has it in for St. Junípero Serra, who has long been considered the founding father of the…

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UNTIL WE HAVE FACES

My husband and i don’t have cable, a choice made in part to spare ourselves from the punditry served up…

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THE ESSENTIAL WHOLENESS OF PALLIATIVE CARE

As the global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continues and impacts all aspects of our existence, one constant continues. While we applaud the considerable and universal efforts made by various organizations to deal with this dramatic situation, the structural limits inherent within science itself have clearly emerged. 

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LEARNING THE ROSARY

I was in high school when I first learned to pray the rosary, coached by one of my favorite Sisters of Providence. 

My devout paternal grandmother, who became Catholic as an adult, fell asleep every night with a rosary in her hand, but I was a teenager before I learned the powerful prayer that settles my heart and connects me with Mary. 

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MAKING MEMORIES

I saw an ad on the television recently that encouraged the observer to start “making memories” with the device on offer, probably a phone of some kind. 

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RIPPING THE ROOF OFF THE HOUSE

Since i was young, leafing through colorful pages in my children’s Bible, I’ve loved the Gospel story where the friends lower the paralyzed man through the roof of the home where Jesus was staying.  

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LEARNING TO PRAY

James Martin SJ is a best-selling author and the editor at large at America magazine; he has recently released a new book, “Learning to Pray, A Guide for Everyone.”