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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.

Gifts of Gethsemani: Matthew Kelty, Thomas Merton, and the Lessons of Monasticism By Michael Ford

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Solitude was an opportunity to put the tools down, close the mouth, turn the lights out and the music off, and listen—to the wind, your own breathing, the divine presence in the soul.

Let’s Get Back to Yahweh by Fr. Bob Bonnot

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To become adults in mature relationship with the One to whom our god-talk points, the One whom we are privileged to know in a personal way, we have to use a name.

Are You Satisfied with Priestly Ministry? by Fr. Louis Arceneaux, C.M.

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Overall, we wish to see seminarians formed to continue to live out the values that were promoted by the Second Vatican Council and that Pope Francis has reminded us are still in the process of being realized.

Healing the Broken: A Profile of Melissa Glaser by Jane M. Bailey

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There was no guide for how to manage and direct community resources to heal not only individuals, but whole groups of people—parents, teachers, friends, neighbors, responders, and even churches where parishioners’ faith was shattered.

Borden House: Faith, Justice, and Community by Joshua Cayetano

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If the circle you draw encloses only your family and close friends, the discussion of every person’s unique role and the subsequent explication of love will sound hollow and narrow rather than radical and capacious.