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Lionell Daggs III greets Jesuit Father Stephen Privet, S.J. at an event at the University of San Francisco.

Heaping helpings of mercy

🕔18. Jul 2016

When it comes to answering the pain of humanity, there is the only one appropriate response: mercy.

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Jose Lopez (left)  with a friend at St. Boniface Church in San Francisco.

Pope Francis wants YOU to be a missionary

🕔18. Jul 2016

Catholics can never delegate the job of spreading the Good News. The joy of the gospel is meant to be shared—by you.

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5 ways to share the faith on social networks

🕔29. Jul 2015

The early church and social networks have a lot in common. Sharing the commonness of life is an opportunity to build community.

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Pope Francis

6 things Pope Francis wants you to know

🕔29. Jul 2015

Pope Francis wrote Evangelii Gaudium to the global church to encourage and guide us in our efforts to live the gospel and share it with others. What can we learn from it?

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Love and sex are simply divine

🕔29. Jul 2015

It might be surprising to some, but the church has a lot of positive things to say about intimacy.

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Ten great things about being Catholic

🕔22. Jun 2008

Some may settle for a baptism, wedding, and funeral in the church and feel they’ve gotten the best. But if you choose to live all the moments in between from the perspective of the Catholic worldview, you can enhance your life beyond your wildest imaginings.

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Following Jesus: Be ready for some surprises

🕔22. Jun 2008

How do we imitate Jesus? By looking like him or duplicating his actions? How about praying to make us feel the way he did?

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Enter into the divine

🕔22. Jun 2008

At Mass, people frequently start with themselves. What would happen if they started with God?

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Sr. Helen Prejean

Fighting for life: Sr. Helen Prejean and the death penalty

🕔17. Nov 2014

“Are people worth more than the worst thing they have done?” This is what Sr. Helen Prejean of the Congregation of St. Joseph challenged students at the University of Michigan to ponder while speaking on campus in November about her calling to advocate against the death penalty.

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Vatican Movie List

Vatican list of 45 important films

🕔17. Sep 2014

Published in 1995 in honor of the 100th anniversary of cinema

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Why are there parishes?

🕔22. Jul 2014

The whos, whats, and wheres of the Catholic parish.

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Holiness is for everybody

🕔11. Jul 2009

If God is content that an individual is trying his or her best (for the moment) to fulfill God’s hopes, that person qualifies as a saint.

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The papacy: Five reasons young adults love the pope

🕔03. Aug 2014

Like his predecssor Pope John Paul II, Pope Francis has a particular appeal to young people around the world with his simple message of compassion and mercy.

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Can your body be sacred in the age of twerking?

🕔22. Jul 2014

Despite media messages to the contrary, we feel whole and true to ourselves when we care for our bodies.

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Does chastity matter?

🕔10. Jul 2008

Our values assist us in making responsible choices, including how to use and not misuse the sexual energy that makes us the vital people we are.

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Called to follow Christ

🕔22. Jul 2014

What’s the purpose of the church, and does it change with the times?

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How to get the most out of scripture

🕔25. Jul 2013

The A-B-Cs of skillful Bible reading are building blocks to learning about yourself, your faith, and your relationship with God.

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Be a saint in your own way

🕔18. Jul 2011

Everyone is a unique creation of God, and the way to sanctity is to be your unique self.

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Go viral with the gospel!

🕔25. Jul 2013

In the Year of Faith, here are some practical ways to share the faith.

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The Creed: A force to be reckoned with

🕔12. Dec 2012

The creed took centuries to develop and will take more than the lifetime of each believer to fully comprehend, but its main truth is disarmingly simple: You are loved.

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What do Catholics mean by “authority”?

🕔25. Jul 2012

When it comes to the big issues in life, you want to find the source that speaks with integrity and can point you in the right direction. That’s what the teaching office of the church is for.

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Accept the gift of forgiveness

🕔25. Jul 2012

The path to peace and serenity all begins with the humble admission: Bless me, Father, for I have sinned . . .

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Why Catholics care about people living in poverty

🕔24. Jul 2012

Whether it’s getting the oatmeal right in a soup kitchen or advocating to end global poverty, Catholics should and do care about those on the margins of society.

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What Catholics believe about Jesus

🕔27. Apr 2012

Son of God, a human being, a healer, one who gave his life for the world and is present with us today—all these and more answer the question: Who is Jesus?

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Back in God's embrace: How to make a good Confession

🕔23. Jul 2011

Confessing our sins helps us to recognize our weaknesses and our need for God's forgiveness and embrace.

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Catholic social teaching: a guide

🕔09. Sep 2010

You shouldn’t have to learn about Catholic social teaching on the streets—but that’s not a bad place to start!

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Full of grace: Reclaiming the rosary

🕔21. Jul 2010

Praying the mysteries of the rosary we weave our intentions, thoughts, imagination, emotions, and desire for union with Christ.

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Faith and everyday life

🕔10. Jul 2008

Being a Christian means adopting a certain way of life, and spirituality is living the Christian life in the concrete situation where we find ourselves.

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