7 Articles of Spiritual Enlightenment selected from the San Francisco Charismatics, the monthly faith publication of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, Office of the Charismatic Renewal.  USA residents, if you would like to receive a free monthly hard copy, send us your snail-mail address .                                                         

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  Ethics, One Day at a Time   by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin     This article is condensed  from his inspiring talk at Hillsdale College and which was incorporated into a book.  It lays out for your consideration a couple of days of moral imagination from what is a weeklong curriculum of good deeds that can transform and elevate your life and the lives of all those around you, one day at a time.  
Positive Catholicism
by Fr. Kilian McDonnell .   Is Catholicism a compilation of restrictions or is it a guide to perfection?  And what about your own spiritual life? Where is it leading you?  Are you living the abundance of the Good News or just doing the necessities? The Good News is positive and it is Catholic and Fr. McDonnell has some great insights.
  Love is Giving...  by Rev. Joseph Landi, Editor.   The word love is so casually used that its importance has been lost in our pop-culture yet it is the essence of Christianity.  The real meaning of love is giving and this article will tell you how best to give it--i.e., just as we have received it. 
Removing the Blockages to Grace  by Tom Curran    According to Pope John Paul II, the great jubilee is fundamentally about growing in holiness.  The removal of blockages to grace is one key aspect to growing in holiness. This is what the Charismatic Renewal can do for you through its expectant faith in God's healing power.  
  Executive Pay Mirrors an Ugly System by Rev.  John S. Rausch.   Between 1990 and 1998, average CEO pay rose 443 percent, while workers' pay rose only 28 percent.   Critics of excessive executive pay recognize the power of money in the political process.  What's a Christian to do? 
Ethics in Communication    by Pope John Paul IIIn the world of journalism this is a time of profound changes.  The proliferation of new technologies is affecting every area and involves every human being.  What is the moral and spiritual good of the journalism?  His Holiness call journalism "a sacred task."  What do you think?
Reflections on the Book of Jeremiah
(Bible Study--Chapter 1 & 2) 
This book portrays a nation in crisis and introduces the reader to an extraordinary leader upon whom the Lord placed the heavy burden of the prophetic office.  



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