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Communion with God by Leon Joseph Cardinal Suenens The
"Shepard" of the Charismatic Renewal gives insight into a communion
that we may not have understood. One that is the most wonderful
communion of all. And, it is always in reach.
At Prayer by
Fr. Vincent McCorry A
committed Christian knows well that he ought to pray. However, if prayer
were perfectly natural in the sense of being perfectly easy, there would be
little point in Christ's repeated imperatives on the subject.
Make the Man by Rev. Joseph Landi, Editor.
To wear or not to wear. Do clerics help make the
priest celibate? Perhaps. And going into a garage makes us
Meek Will Survive by Benedict J.
Goreschel, C.F.R. Scripture
says that the meek will inherit the earth. Do ;you know how?
What is our reward for meekness?
A Disaster Little Noted by Rev. John S. Rausch.
An ecological disaster 20 times the volume of the
Exxon Valdez spill was little noted but those who experienced it will never
be the same. People of faith recognize the responsibility.
Earth & Our Stewardship by Pope John
Paul II. Christians
are called to cooperate with the Creator build on earth a home for man
We are called to recognize the autonomy of earthy realities and also
effectively to proclaim the priority of ethics over techniques, the primacy
of the person over things, the superiority of the Spirit over matter.
Toward the Church by Fr. Frank B.
Norris, S.S. For some, the Catholic Church
is a threat to a free and decent way of life. Others see it in a more
spiritual light but as something distinct from themselves personally. What
do you see?