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Lectionary reflection for Nov. 11, 2012: Giving beyond what we owe.

Lectionary Readings: 1 Kings 17:10-16. A widow of Zarephath is willing to share her last food with Elijah and is rewarded with a continuous supply till the drought ended. Heb 9:24-28. Christ has entered into the heavenly sanctuary to appear before God … Continue reading

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Does Catholic Social Teaching suggest that Government has a role to play in taking care of the poor? Yes!

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Paul Ryan’s economic policies have become a hotly contested moral debate with Catholics who are wondering if these policies ought to concern the Catholic voting community with regards to paying attention to our moral obligation to serve the poor. On … Continue reading

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Federal Budget Choices Must Protect Poor, Vulnerable People, Says U.S. Bishops’ Conference

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The United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) has officially addressed their concern on programs for the poor and vulnerable with the Federal Budget. I am grateful and excited for this statement which, in my opinion, not only offers a … Continue reading

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