Who Is My Neighbor?

There is an isolated spot on a dangerous road in the Middle East known as “The Bloody Pass.” The road, at the time of this event, was more of a narrow path — a twisting, turning path with cliffs and caves on either side — lots of places for thugs to hide. This particular place, […]

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Looking Beyond the Oil Spill

A joint statement of the Leadership Teams of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown and the Sisters of the Humility of Mary: “For the human family, this home is the earth, the environment that God the Creator has given us to inhabit with creativity and responsibility.” This message of Pope Benedict in January 2008 was echoed […]

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Witnessing Christ’s Love

In my email this past week was an invitation to attend a webinar: Invitation to Conversion. I was intrigued by its title and so, I registered to attend this talk via the internet. In our digital age, webinars are one way to equip the disciple to share the message of Jesus. However, the best way […]

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Cost of Discipleship

Sometimes I need a push to dive into something demanding, be it an unpleasant task, a tediously long and boring job or just motivating myself for a variety of tasks.  Motivation and persistence do not come naturally  to many of us. The Gospel for this Sunday is about a journey but the end is not […]

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