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Creation Itself as Cathedral

Richard Rohr, OFM, writes, “Creation itself—not ritual or spaces constructed by human hands—was Francis’ primary cathedral.” What comes to mind as you consider these words?
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Channel God’s Goodness

Sometimes we might feel a sort of separateness from God—as if God is far away, up in heaven, or just not here in our world in our daily life. But God is always right here with us, no matter where ...
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The Temple of God

The apostle Paul counsels that “your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit. . . . Glorify God in body” (1 Cor 6:19–20). How do we glorify God with our bodies?
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Jesus, My Love!

I’m always intrigued with people’s last words before they pass on. Blessed Eleanor Arcangela’s (1460–1495) last words were, “Jesus, my love!”
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Be an Agent of Peace

The well-known hymn, “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace,” is often associated with the life and ministry of St. Francis of Assisi.
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The Antidote to Envy

The sin of envy sometimes lies at the heart of resentment and the obsession to discredit or malign the reputation of others. Envy’s antidote is self-acceptance and the ability to celebrate the lives of my neighbors.
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Indivisible

The phrase “Here we go again” has likely played through a lot of our minds, no matter where we find ourselves on the political spectrum.
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