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Myths about the pilgrims and religious freedom have obscured some surprising truths about this great American holiday. [...] [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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Denver, Colo., Nov 23, 2017 / 09:07 am (CNA).- The best feast our family has ever had was in a hospital room, four years ago, on Christmas. Our daughter was being treated for leukemia, and my wife was living in the hospital with her. My son and I brought supplies for a makeshift picnic, and the four of us spent a long afternoon, with an acute sense of gratitude for the gift of one another's presence.

Our daughter spent almost a year in cancer treatment, most of it living with my wife in a hospital's oncology wing, an hour [...]

Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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Vatican City, Nov 23, 2017 / 07:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis said on Thursday to always be humble when serving others, especially the least of these, remembering how much you yourself have received that you did not deserve.

“When you do some activity for the 'little ones,' the excluded and the least, never do it from a pedestal of superiority,” Pope Francis said Nov. 23. “Think rather that all that you do for them is a way of returning what you have received for free.”

“Make a welcoming and friendly space for all the least of these of our [...]

Thu, Nov 23, 2017
Source: Catholic World Report
A new book uses the work of Pope Francis to bridge the gap between economics and ecology, for the benefit of our common home. [...] [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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Some estimates put the proportion of Native Americans who identify as Catholic at as much as 25 percent of the Native population. [...] [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
Source: Catholic World Report

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By Emily Stimpson Chapman | Yes, it's good to be healthy and fit. Yes, it's good to care for our bodies. But it's good to feast, too. It's good to sit down with family and friends and joyfully... [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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By CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — In his Thanksgiving message, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said he is grateful for the gifts and contributions of... [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
Source: National Catholic Register
By The Editors | Lord, we thank you for the goodness of our people and for the spirit of justice that fills this nation. We thank you for the beauty and fullness of the land and the challenge of the cities. We thank you for... [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
Source: National Catholic Register
By Father Leo Patalinghug | Thanksgiving is a religious holiday. It's also a very Catholic religious holiday. Celebrate it with gusto! But before historians, politicians and secularists get up in... [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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By The Editors | In response to a joint request by both Houses of Congress, on Oct. 3, 1789, President George Washington proclaimed Nov. 26, 1789, as a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to... [...]
Thu, Nov 23, 2017
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At the November meeting of the United States bishops, I heard an impassioned case for the canonization of Nicholas Black Elk, a Lakota Indian medicine man who converted to Catholicism and eagerly took up the task of catechesis within his community. My prayer is that, if the cause of Black Elk moves forward, we might one day invoke him as a real icon for catechists in the Catholic Church. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
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On this day before Thanksgiving, Fr. Steve Grunow invites us to express gratitude for saintly men and women who journeyed through life unnoticed, disappearing into the mission of the Church. [...]
Wed, Nov 22, 2017
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Today, as we celebrate the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Joe Heschmeyer offers a reflection on the image that our Lady reflects and bears as the Queen of Heaven. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
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Love is willing the good of the other, as other. Today, Dr. Tom Neal offers a reflection on why the nature of love is a profound calling to give everything we have away. [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
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This coming Sunday marks the first World Day of the Poor called by Pope Francis. Fr. Billy Swan offers a reflection on the message all Christians need to consider in light of this momentous occasion. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
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Is Jesus God? C.S. Lewis wrestled with this question through his famous Trilemma, and today, Matt Nelson dives into his arguments for Christ to indeed be God Incarnate. [...]
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
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