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Our need to share our riches with the poor

April 4th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

We need to give away some of our own possessions in order to be healthy. Wealth that is hoarded always corrupts those who possess it. Any gift that is not shared turns sour. If we are not generous with our gifts we will be bitterly envied and will eventually turn bitter and envious ourselves. These are all axioms with the same warning, we can only be healthy if we are giving away some of our riches to others. Among other things, this should remind us that we need to give to the poor, not simply because they need it, though ... continue reading.

What dark nights do for us

March 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


Facing Our Maker

March 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


Web exclusive: The God of the Wilderness

March 7th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Notre Dame Sister Marie Tighe (above), formerly based in Barra, writes for the first Sunday of Lent. Her series will continue in the SCO print editions throughout Lent... continue reading.

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Master of one ‘trade,’ jack of many

February 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A working knowledge and appreciation of both architecture and music would seem helpful to seminarians and priests, according to Cath Doherty... continue reading.

Religious coinage

February 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.

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