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Finding Grace

Sit for a few minutes with this quote from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton: “Contemplate how you are being asked to give your heart to God amidst everyday activities. Be prepared to meet your grace in every circumstance of life.”

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Sprinkles of Joy

Reflect One of my nightly rituals is checking my email to find messages from my husband, their subject lines indicating they’re from our online local

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Judge Not

Reflect During our archdiocesan restructuring, my parish lost our beloved pastor and gained a different pastor, along with a parochial vicar and retired visiting priests.

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Noticing Nature

Reflect As soon as my sister downloaded a birdsong app to my phone, I was hooked on learning which birds were in the trees near

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Helping Teens in Crisis 

Data show teens continue to struggle with mental health. Helping to address the problem is a moral obligation and will require support from all of us. 

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‘Dear Elizabeth Ann Seton’ 

Can a saint who died over 200 years ago have relevance for today? This author says yes as she imagines writing a heartfelt letter to Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American-born saint. 

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