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What Can Wendell Berry Teach Us about Humility?

The renowned author, poet, activist, and farmer lives a life of simplicity, with the understanding that all is given by God. By Ragan Sutterfield

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Pope Francis poses with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his wife, Jeannette, during a private March 20 private meeting at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, pool via EPA)

Pope apologizes for Catholics’ participation in Rwanda genocide

Meeting Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Pope Francis asked God's forgiveness for the failures of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwanda genocide and for the hatred and violence perpetrated by some priests and religious.

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Six Lenten Pitfalls

By focusing too much on Lent, we can lose sight of Easter’s true meaning. By Patricia M. Robertson

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St. Anthony Messenger

The grace of giving

The Grace of Giving

God’s love is present in simple acts of charity and kindness. By Barbara Hughes

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Why Should We Meditate?

Meditation is a way of being with God. By Laurence Freeman, OSB

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Lent in a New Light

Lent in a New Light

The lens of mercy helps us to see the season in a fresh way. By Marcellino D’Ambrosio

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St. Anthony Messenger

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Saint Francis and Saint Junipero

Though divided by centuries, the two saints are united by their call to missionary discipleship. By Stephen J. Binz

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Lent with Br. Casey Cole, OFM

Br. Casey Cole, OFM, offers Lenten insights and inspiration.

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitans speaks with a Jewish man Feb. 22 at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, Mo., after a vandalism attack on the cemetery.The incident at the cemetery near St. Louis was repeated in suburban Philadelphia Feb. 26 when gravestones were destroyed at a Jewish cemetery there. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review) See HEADSTONES-VANDALIZED Feb. 27, 2017.

Vandalism at Jewish cemeteries decried, called hateful actions

Responding to the destruction of some 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Feb. 27 deplored the "senseless acts of mass vandalism."

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Lent and Meditation

Lent and Meditation

You are in solitude when you meditate—but you are never less alone. By Laurence Freeman, OSB

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