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St. Josemaria’s Love for Freedom

St. Josemaria’s Love for Freedom

St. Josemaria's Love for Freedom The right to the exercise of freedom, especially in moral and religious matters, is aninalienable requirement of the dignity of the human person....

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Respecting Authority and civic Law

Respecting Authority and civic Law

Jesus confirms John's teaching Jewish leaders often challenged Jesus, yet he encouraged us to respect all legitimateauthority. For example, when the Scribes and Pharisees try to...

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Family (Social) Participation

Family (Social) Participation

Children often complain and criticize parents and their rules, especially when they don’t get to do what they want. Citizens often do the same with governmental leaders and laws....

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mercy and obedience

mercy and obedience

Often people reduce the Fourth Commandment, “Honor thy father and mother,” to achild’s obligation to obey. Certainly obedience is important, as a child honors his parents andGod...

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Honoring our merciful father

Honoring our merciful father

We honor our parents not because they give us what we want but because they represent our merciful God who gives us his loving and life-giving Spirit: What father among you, if...

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Mercy and Forgiveness

Mercy and Forgiveness

Mercy and Forgiveness Pope Francis reminds us of the importance of forgiving others: Jesus does not say, “Blessed are those who plot revenge.” He calls “blessed” those who...

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Contagious Attitude For Forgiveness

Contagious Attitude For Forgiveness

As we live out this time of Advent and approach Christmas we want to prepare ourselves and our family, friends, neighbors, and all of Chicago, for the coming of the child Jesus....

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Meek Toward the Human Body 

Meek Toward the Human Body 

Meek Toward the Human BodyRespecting human life means also respecting the body, temple of God’s gift of life and of the Holy Spirit. Meekness towards our body means giving it...

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Objectivizing Adam and Eve’s Fruit

Objectivizing Adam and Eve’s Fruit

Objectivizing Adam and Eve’s Fruit At the pinnacle of creation, God created our first parents: Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have...

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End of the Year of the Family

Today ends the Year of the Family that began on the Feast of St. Joseph, March 19, 2021. As a parish, St. Mary of the Angels started the year of the Family earlier, in July 2020....

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Happy Father Happy Catholic Family

Happy Father Happy Catholic Family

Jesus Christ became man to reveal to us God the Father, so we will love God as a father, as our true Father, who loves us just as we are, with our smallness and weakness. Even on...

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Motivating Digital Virtue

The addictive nature of screens, computer games, and social media means that sometimes “the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak” (Mark 14:38), that is, sometimes we...

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