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My own Year of Mercy is a year of tears

September 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

AS the Year of Mercy draws rapidly to a close, I’ve been thinking a lot about what a year it has been, and reflecting upon what the long-term effects of such a year might be on me personally, on us as a Catholic community, and on the wider world. Starting with the world, could there ever be a time in all of human history when mercy was more needed? Mercy and forgiveness have always been needed. From the Garden of Eden till now, there has never been a time when mercy was not needed. Perhaps the best thing about this Year ... continue reading.

The confessions of a fundraising priest

August 19th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Four simple steps that got his church out of the red—without having to ask anyone for more money... continue reading.


Fear is the little death

August 12th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.

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