Managing Change: A recipe for survival and success

In my work as a hospice chaplain I have the pleasure and opportunity to teach new employees about culture, religion and spirituality. When I discuss the differences between religion and spirituality the orientation class is usually divided between people who have a negative opinion of religion but it’s always unanimous that spirituality is seen as […]

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Beings of mud and fear: A perspective of the Reality in Latin America

When it comes to the subject of the reality of Latin America a thought comes to mind: misery. But the misery in our Latin American societies has several nuances, because we cannot reduce to a single point all that Latin America has, feels, and lives. When I mean: “beings of mud and fear”, I am […]

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Seres De Barro y Miedo: Una Perspectiva De La Realidad Latino Americana

Cuando abordamos la temática de la realidad latinoamericana se nos viene a la mente un pensamiento: la miseria. Pero la miseria en nuestras sociedades de Latinoamérica tiene varios matices porque no podemos reducir a un solo punto todo lo que Latinoamérica posee y siente y vive. Cuando me refiero a: “seres de barro y miedo” […]

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Logs and Splinters: How to Improve the Independent Catholic Movement

There is a volume that, when the title is mentioned, still gives me the chills. “Bishops at Large” (Peter F. Anson, Apocryphil Press, 2006), is a heavy, heavy tome dedicated to the various Independent Catholic denominations that sprang up in the 19th and 20th centuries in the UK, Australia, and parts of America and Canada. […]

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When you sing, you pray twice

At a Jewish home for the elderly in Washington, D.C., a dozen residents with dementia gathered for their weekly rhythm exercises. The therapist directed each member to bang out numbers and shake maracas to the tune of Yankee Doodle. Some who seemed otherwise non compis mentis could nonetheless tap perfectly on cue. Alzheimer’s researchers report […]

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El Proposito De Dios En La Humanidad De Su Hijo

A través de los tiempos y las diferentes tradiciones siempre nos han inculcado sobre la necesidad de una salvación y el cumplimiento de una promesa. Creemos conocer todo acerca de la salvación y el cumplimiento de dicha promesa, pero surge una gran pregunta: ¿sabemos el propósito real que Dios tiene en su hijo? Podríamos encontrarnos […]

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The Wrong Rite Think of it as Making the Roman Catholic Church Great Again

Editor’s Note: Please forgive the print version of this article. It was damaged in the upload and did not appear as it should. Below is the corrected version. The tactics and goals of Traditional Catholics would easily understood and appreciated by the MAGA cap-wearing Trump fans who are the president’s most ardent supporters. Like their […]

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Mary’s Choice at the Annunciation

(An excerpt taken From Her Conception to The Conception.) In the Name of the Triune God. Concerning the appearance of the Archangel Gabriel, both the Protoevangelium of St. James (an ancient apocryphal text concerning the life of the Virgin) and the Christian Scriptures reveal, quite possibly, the greatest example of Our Lady as an icon […]

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