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Desire and Wonder: Essential Elements in Catechesis

One Advent, I was captivated by the phrase “Desire of Nations” in the “O Antiphons,” particularly the word “desire.” When I checked the etymology of the word “desire,” I was intrigued to know that it is derived from the Latin de sidere, that is, “from the stars.” Desire, then, is similar to the light falling from the stars; we can see the starlight but we cannot possess these ephemeral rays.

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The Face of the Father’s Mercy

By the time you read this, we will be celebrating an extraordinary moment in an already extraordinary year. This first Sunday after Easter, April 4, 2016, the Church celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday during the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. The origin of this feast, devoted to God’s Mercy shining forth in Jesus Christ, is quite recent. It all began with a young girl.

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A Distinctive Way of Looking at Things

From FAITH MAGAZINE (March-April 2016): The ‘graced imagination’ enables us to understand that we are truly heirs to the Kingdom. Sister Thomas More Stepnowski explores this in the light of Pope Francis’ recent encyclical.

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