Category Archives: Faith Reflections

How Christianity invented children

Originally at: http://theweek.com/articles/551027/how-christianity-invented-children by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry We have forgotten just how deep a cultural revolution Christianity wrought. In fact, we forget about it precisely because of how deep it was: There are many ideas that we simply take for granted as natural … Continue reading

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Saint Catherine of Siena

Originally at: http://w2.vatican.va/content/benedict-xvi/en/audiences/2010/documents/hf_ben-xvi_aud_20101124.html BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Hall Wednesday, 24 November 2010 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today I would like to talk to you about a woman who played an eminent role in the history of the Church: St … Continue reading

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An astounding mother and family…

https://kissesfromthecross.wordpress.com/2015/03/30/hard/

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Descending into Hell

This Holy Saturday reading on the descent of the Lord Jesus into Hell is used in the Roman Church’s Office of Readings for Holy Saturday, with the accompanying biblical reading of Hebrews 4:1-13.  The “harrowing of hell” and the rescue … Continue reading

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Small Things With Great Love: An Interview with James Rosenbloom

Read this: http://www.ignitumtoday.com/2015/03/12/small-things-with-great-love-an-interview-with-james-rosenbloom/  

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How David Carr described his messy relationship with faith

Originally at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/02/13/how-david-carr-described-his-messy-relationship-with-faith/ by  Sarah Pulliam Bailey New York Times columnist David Carr in 2008. (Helayne Seidman) New York Times journalist David Carr, who died Thursday, had a complicated relationship with religion. In his 2009 book “The Night of the Gun,” … Continue reading

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THE SPONGEBOB EFFECT

Originally at: http://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/1765/the-spongebob-effect by Shane Raynor The American Academy of Pediatrics told us this week that SpongeBob Squarepants may be contributing to Attention Deficit Disorder in kids. They didn’t say it in those exact words, but that’s what their recent study with … Continue reading

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