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To “listen” one another

YOUR $1.00 MATTERS TO US By Elizabeth Kelly There’s a quote I keep in my office from Douglas Steere, the Quaker, and I read it before every meeting I have, especially with directees. He writes, “To ‘listen’ another’s soul into a condition of disclosure and discovery may be almost the ...

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Two churches desecrated in Nicaraguan diocese

Jinotega, Nicaragua, Jul 25, 2018 / 03:31 pm (ACI Prensa).- Two churches in the Diocese of Jinotega in northern Nicaragua have been desecrated in the past week, amid rising tensions between the Church and the government of president Daniel Ortega. At a pro-government celebration July 20, Ortega accused the bishops ...

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St. Martha

“Jesus loved Martha, and her sister Mary, and Lazarus” (John 11:5).Saint Martha is mentioned in three Gospel passages: Luke 10:38-42, John 11:1-53, and John 12:1-9, and the type of friendship between her and her siblings, Mary and Lazarus, with the Lord Jesus is evident in these passages.In the gospel of ...

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First Reading: 2 Kings 4:42-44

42 A man came from Ba’al-shal’ishah, bringing the man of God bread of the first fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of grain in his sack. And Eli’sha said, “Give to the men, that they may eat.” 43 But his servant said, “How am I to set this before a ...

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 2 Kgs 4:42-44 A man came from Baal-shalishah bringing to Elisha, the man of God,twenty barley loaves made from the firstfruits,and fresh grain in the ear. Elisha said, “Give it to the people to eat.” But his servant objected,“How can I set this before a hundred people?” Elisha ...

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