Finding Forgiveness Through the Magnificence of Mercy – A Homily for the 24th Sunday of the Year

The Gospel this Sunday draws us into a remarkably sensitive area of the faith, that of forgiving others who may have harmed us. There are many who been authentically hurt and others who fear that in offering forgiveness they will become vulnerable to further harm. Forgiveness is something we experience as a very personal call; in some cases, it may be the most challenging thing we are ever asked to do

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‘Give voice to the pain’: New Catholic ministry seeks to help adult children of divorce

Denver Newsroom, Sep 12, 2020 / 04:51 pm (CNA).- Snuffy the Snuffleupagus’ parents were supposed to have divorced in 1992. The brown, fuzzy Muppet-quasi-mammoth, a beloved feature character on the PBS show Sesame Street, was going to chronicle his experience of the split in an episode intended to address a difficult topic with children.

But the episode never aired. Reportedly, during its screening, it “made preschoolers cry” and did not further their understanding of concepts surrounding divorce, and so it was pulled. It wasn’t until a decade later that the kid’s show would again take on the topic of divorce, in a small segment posted only on their website.

Divorce is a difficult topic to discuss with children, even though an estimated 1 million of them experience it every year.

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Faith Matters: Good people help us get through times of discouragement

During these trying times it is easy to become discouraged. A recent break-in at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria has contributed to this attitude. A group of individuals stole the tabernacle which is the place where the Blessed Sacrament (Body of Christ) is reserved outside of mass. Why would this theft be so shocking for Catholics? The answer […]

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Equipping Catholic Families with Online Catholic Conferences this fall!

The post Equipping Catholic Families with Online Catholic Conferences this fall! appeared first on Equipping Catholic Families.

Most of the conferences are available for FREE or a small fee/donation with an option to buy a full access pass for continued access to talks. Shine Your Light Catholics Online Virtual Conference September 18-20, 2020  Catholic Speakers include John Kinuthia Amy Brooks Emily Ricci Sara Estabrooks Virtual Healing Conference September 25-27, 2020. 55 Speakers include […]

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