Connecting Church and Labor by Clayton Sinyai

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Pope Leo XIII, in the encyclical Rerum Novarum (1891), saw that modern society was dividing into two classes: owners of capital, whose wealth consistently increased, and hired workers, who were pressed toward poverty by highly competitive labor markets.

Praying Is More Than Saying Words by Fran Salone-Pelletier

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It takes a lot of living and dying before one begins to understand the depth of prayerfulness. It means allowing God to be the up-lifter of what we think and carry deep within us.

Christ the King by Fr. Ryan Lerner

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The concern for the environment is about the creation that God has entrusted to us as stewards on behalf of others, on behalf of the entire human family with whom we share this world today and the unborn many who will one day live in it.

Contemplation Roots Authentic Revolution by Alex Mikulich

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We may miss that this seasonal and societal dark night, so fraught with brokenness in our minds, bodies, and spirits, is God’s milieu of prayer.

A Note on the Pre-Ordinariate Fellowship of Connecticut by Sarah Rodeo

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An ordinariate established to preserve and promote elements of Anglican liturgical, cultural, and spiritual patrimony within the Catholic Church takes root in Connecticut.

From Child Star to Hospital Chaplain by Michael Ford

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"One of life’s lessons is that intense pain takes each of us on a highly personal journey—we’re alone with it and have to muddle through in the hope that the sunshine will one day make its way back into our lives."

Changes and Transformations by Rose Marie Dunphy

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Even if we feel we feel we have fallen short, while there is breath, there is always a chance to “redo” our life and live it to the fullest.

The World's Parish Priest: A Review by Dale P. Faulkner

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An eyewitness account of the conclave that elected Pope Francis in 2013.

Songs of Intense Listening: A Review by Michael Centore

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A mystical, celebratory, and deeply attentive collection from a major American voice.

Religious Reeducation: A Review by Beverly Brazauskas

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A leading religious educator provides guidance for spiritual renewal.