Faith In Action

October 2021

Oct 25

A sign of the depths of God's love

As she began the session with those inquiring about Catholicism through the RCIA, Roberta led the participants in prayer, beginning with the Sign of the Cross. Following the prayer, one of the inquirers, Rita, asked Roberta about the tradition of signing oneself with the cross. “I know Catholics always begin prayer this way," Rita...
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Oct 18

We are called by two great commandments

What would our lives look like if we really took to heart the two intertwined commandments that Jesus succinctly places before us, to love God with all our heart, soul and mind, and to love our neighbor as ourselves? Would we reorder our time so that Sunday Mass, daily prayer and regular participation in the Sacrament of Penance are always on...
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Oct 11

How to love your neighbor

Larry and Joan have focused much of their time over the past 20 years on their family and their careers. They have always participated in Sunday Mass, and occasionally they have brought food or clothing for a special collection. As their youngest son, Chad, entered high school this autumn, Larry began reflecting on their lives and priorities....
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Oct 4

Celebrate Life in October

by Cathy Donovan In honor of Respect Life month, annually held in October, the Church calls us in a special way to celebrate the unique dignity of the human person. The Book of Genesis reminds us that we are all created in God’s own image and likeness, and that all God has made is good. From this, the Church teaches that every person has...
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