May 9, 2020

Jesus and some people

Jesus’ Extraordinary Treatment of Women

At the Temple in Jerusalem, women were restricted to an outer court. In synagogues they were separated from the men and not permitted to read aloud. They were not allowed to bear witness in a religious court. But Jesus defies
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St. Christopher: Fact or Fiction?

St. Christopher—patron of travelers, protector against toothaches, hailstorms, and sudden death—is one of the most endearing for Catholics. His life and story, bordering somewhere between legend and legitimacy, is a faith-affirming exercise in service, grace, and love.
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Stained glass of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Elizabeth Ann Seton: A Profoundly Human Saint

Now that the word "saint " has been attached to Elizabeth Seton, some Catholics might be conjuring up a gauzy image of an ethereal woman. But this country's first native-born saint shatters that stereotype. Elizabeth was nothing if not intensely
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How Do the Saints Help Us?

Do you think that saints can help us out? Can you be sure that they are there and that sometimes they talk to you?
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Withdrawing Food and Water?

Hospitals today really encourage people to have living wills. Is it permissible for patients to choose to have water and food withheld in case of very severe illness? I think this is suicide.
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