Columnists
Kat Larson

Powerful Pieta

I have been actively trying to pray more during my breaks at work. The break room is in the basement where no WiFi service can

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Erin Cain

Lamentation

Yet I will remember the covenant I made with you when you were young; I will set up an everlasting covenant with you, that you

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Noel Ethan Tan

Affliction

Yesterday, I was nursing a very bad migraine which got worse as the day went by. I got off work slightly earlier than usual and

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Nathalie Fernandez

No Fear in Love

Today, my community did an exegesis of John 20-21. What struck me the most is found in John 20:21 and 21:3. When Jesus appeared to

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Life
Nathalie Fernandez

Loving Poorly

Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all people love poorly. We need to forgive

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Erin Cain

Remain in Me

Before meeting Jesus on the road to Damascus, Paul was “breathing murderous threats against the disciples of the Lord,” and yet today we remember him

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Confession
Religion
Nathalie Fernandez

The Treasure of Sin?

Some of us (me definitely included) fall into despair sometimes when we believe that we are too damned. We detest sin — as we all

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Columnists
Erin Cain

The God of Second Chances

After Jesus had revealed himself to his disciples and eaten breakfast with them, he said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love

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Erin Cain

Human Brotherhood

In Matthew’s Gospel (5:20-26), Jesus urges us to seek true resolution and reconciliation in our anger, always maintaining a spirit of brotherhood toward others and

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Erin Cain

Healer of Souls

Over the past week, the Gospel readings have contained many scenes of healing from Jesus’s public ministry. We know that Jesus performed many miraculous healings

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Columnists
Shaun McAfee

A Biblical Look at Confession

A friend of mind had just learned of my decision to join the Catholic faith. He was nice about it, that is, he didn’t give me

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Columnists
Theresa Noble

A Defense of Indulgences

When I first heard about indulgences I was pretty skeptical; they can sound so cold, clear-cut and strangely precise in an imprecise world. Now that

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Are You Willing to Forgive?

As human beings we are an emotionally fragile bunch. That however is not a bad thing. Indeed, it is our emotional state that most readily

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Columnists
Amanda Castro

The Need for Change

Fall is in the air in southern Minnesota. Farmers are beginning their harvest and the first frost has fallen. There is a beautiful chill in

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Family
Jennifer Mazzara

404 Error

My brain is not in the least interested in our symposium topic this week.  The address for “mercy” + “forgiveness” + “killing” NOT “animals” was

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Forgiveness leads to Love
Columnists
Godwin Delali Adadzie

Forgiveness leads to Love

“You have heard that it was said, ‘YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR and hate your enemy.’ “But I say to you, love your enemies and

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