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Women and Power in Catholic Ministry by John Wijngaards

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In a church context, the supreme power of love is Christ’s power brought to us through the eucharist and the other sacraments. May we deny people that power because ancient prejudice judged women unfit to channel it?

Arguing over Salvation: A Reading of David Bentley Hart by Colin Petramale

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In his new book, David Bentley Hart moves beyond our collective jousting for the righteous position and attempts to answer the question all theologians should ask: What has gotten in the way of love?

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.