November 2018

Artwork of Jesus

Finding the Historical Jesus

Christians believe that Jesus was both fully divine and fully human. For at least the third time since the birth of modern scientific thinking in the 1700's, there is a renewed interest among some biblical scholars in what they call
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Cooked food on a kitchen bar

Thanksgiving with Saints Philemon and Apphia

Thanksgiving can bring stress. This joyful but demanding week is the perfect time to invite into your lives two November saints: Philemon and Apphia.
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Saints Next Door

It's easy to view saints as distant, historical figures that we can only try to imitate. Pope Francis encourages us to consider as examples the quietly holy people in our lives who inspire us to a deeper spiritual life.
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Town with palm tree and hills in the background

St. Francis and US Veterans

In Assisi, there's a statue of St. Francis like no other. There's no tonsure, no brown robe, no birds, no halo. Many visitors and pilgrims don't at first recognize this bronze of an armored soldier on his horse as the
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Person holding a sign that says "Give. Thanks."

Looking Back, Moving Forward

In this season of gratitude, as a staff looking back at a tumultuous year, the following events gave our hearts a lift.
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Cooking with Chef Lidia

"Food is my connection, " says Lidia Bastianich, a cooking show star and restaurant owner. But it was her faith that spurred her on her journey.
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