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Monthly Archives: July, 2021

Did Christians ban the Games? Tales, myths and other fun facts about the ancient Olympics

The 2020 Summer Olympics began less than a week ago, and as is usually the case, there’s been enough stunning athleticism, shocking upsets and...

From the wilderness to the Promised Land: Learn your faith in the SJV Lay Division

One of the famous episodes in the Old Testament is the wandering of Israel in the wilderness. The descendants of Abraham, whom God promised...

The bishops, Donatism, and President Biden

In an article first posted at Commonweal and republished on July 7 in La Croix International, Professor John Thiel of Fairfield University, while criticizing the U.S. bishops’...

Deacon Rodger Creel remembered for kindness, compassion and peaceful presence

Deacon Rodger Creel passed away at the age of 80 on July 17 surrounded by family and friends at his home. Deacon Creel served...

Colorado bishops issue letter on the Hyde Amendment and other pro-life Congressional policies

We, the Catholic bishops of Colorado, urge Congressional Representatives to support the Hyde Amendment and the Walden Amendment. We also ask the Faithful to...

Catholic converts tell their stories of Eucharistic reckoning

By Roxanne King/National Catholic Register Last month, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to craft a teaching document “On the Meaning of the Eucharist in the...

Penance and missing the point of ‘no meat on Fridays’

Well, you all keep me on my toes.  Last month, I wrote a column about sin and culpability, using suicide as an example. In describing...

Dreams, memories and prayer: Pope Francis on the vocation of grandparents and the elderly

“I am with you always” (Mt 28:20). Quoting Jesus at the Ascension from the Gospel of Matthew, Pope Francis shared these words when he instituted...

Biden Administration instates moratorium on federal executions

On July 1, 2021, the Biden Administration ordered a halt of all federal executions. The Justice Department will review the policies and practices of federal execution during the...

Dressing like a Catholic

Is there a Catholic way to dress? Well, there’s no Catholic uniform (at least apart from school plaid). An early Christian of the second century said as much...
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