Articles of Spiritual Enlightenment selected from the San Francisco Charismatics, a  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 your snail-mail address to                                                            

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November 1999

1: Who Me? An Evangelist?  by Greg Trainor.  God desires to use you to reach others with the Good News of the Gospel.  Greg's experience may make you aware that God it calling you, too, to be an evangelist.

2: Images of the Holy Spirit by George Curran.  The director of the Spiritual Renewal Services for the Archdiocese of Boston writes about the presence of the activity of the Holy Spirit in our lives through the images of wind, fire and water.

3: Graffiti and the Tenth   by Rev. Joseph Landi, Editor.   In our Christian tradition, is respect for the goods of others.  Graffiti covets the goods of others in a destructive way and the The tenth Commandment forbids such destruction.

4: Responsibilities to Life by Rev. J. Michael Miller, C.S.B.  The life of every individual is part of God's plan and God's gift of life imposes a responsibility to care for creation and all living creatures, chiefly by caring for human life.

5: A Face on the Global Economy  by Rev.  John S. Rausch.  What happens when a  plant leaves the USA and the new plant's foreign workers only receive a fraction of the USA wages?  Why does the  25-inch table model TV that use to  be "Made in the USA" now "Hecho in   Mexico" still costs the same?  There is a down side.

6: Reflections on the Transfiguration by Pope John Paul II

7: When Truth Meets Dogma Reflections on The Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 4. What happens when truth meets dogma?  Find out which wins.

8: Who Are These Holy Ones? by Rev. Romano Guardini.  Most people would agree that St. Paul was the great witness to the Christian life.  So how do me interrupt  his salutation at the opening of his second Epistle to the Corinthians--"to the church ...  with all the holy ones throughout Achaia"?  This insight is condensed from Fr. Guardini's book, The Saints in Daily Christian Life.

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