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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Humble Boldness   by Bishop Joseph McKinney     Humility starts with the realization that God is with us and we are powerless without him. When we are justified by faith, we are at peace with God through our Lord, Jesus Christ.
Baptism by Fire
by Sr. Francis Clare .   Is the experience of Baptism in the Holy Spirit an experience for you?  Read what Sr. Francis Clare has to say about her experience. "If there is one thing that I have learned," she writes,  "It is that we do not make a mistake in following those quiet inspirations of the Spirit."
Killing By Any Other Name...  by Rev. Joseph Landi, Editor.  The killing of an infant by any name is still infanticide whether the mother, the doctor, or the boy next door does it.  With the opinion of the Supreme Court in the Nebraska, with its lack of moral turpitude, the pendulum has gone as far as it can.   It is lawful murder. 
Jubilee--Its Fulfillment  by Fr. Bruce Nieli, C.S.P.    AS Pope John Paul II points out, the Jubilee was meant to restore equality among all the children of Israel, for the riches of Creation were to be considered a common good of the whole of humanity.  It was Jesus who fulfilled and made universal through his Holy Spirit the Jewish tradition of Jubilee.  
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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