The First Sunday After Easter

Faith is self-validating. In other words, as you live, it becomes a reality in your life. “When I was first ordained, I met a pediatric oncologist, a doctor who works with children with cancer,” says Father Jerry in today’s homily. “Fred told me that when he began his medical career, he didn’t believe in God, […]

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Friday within the Octave of Easter

LIT is Mary Karr’s best-selling memoir of her descent into the hell of alcoholism, and fighting her way to resurrection, as a mom, a writer, and a human being. She writes with unflinching self-scrutiny, irreverent humor, and the insight that comes only from facing one’s mistakes with honesty and determination. “It’s easy to get caught […]

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