Faith In Action

September 2023

Sep 25

To be first, be last

In reflecting on all that Jesus taught, St. James realized that we must “be doers of the word and not hearers only, deluding yourselves” (Jas 1:22). James knew that we have a tendency to remain complacent and inactive, telling ourselves in our heads that we are people of faith, but then not allowing Jesus’ call to love and...
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Sep 18

Simply stated: Each mind, each heart

“The Gospel speaks across time and space to each human being, each mind, each heart. It asks us what we think about our lives, how we hope, whom we love, and what we live for. If faith is not transforming each heart and life, it is dead.” (From “Go and Make Disciples,” by the U.S. bishops’ Committee on...
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Sep 11

The Good News leads to seeing with eyes of faith

What really matters? Most of us have had an experience that causes us to ask this question. Our lives are filled with activity, much of it necessary, some of it surely not. On most days many of us feel we have little time for anything beyond a quick prayer, a fast-food meal, and then total collapse at the end of the day (yet statistics indicate...
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Sep 4

Work is intrinsic to Catholic stewardship

“Work is a fundamental aspect of the human vocation. It is necessary for human happiness and fulfillment. It is intrinsic to responsible stewardship of the world.” —Stewardship: A Disciple’s Response U.S. Catholic bishops’ pastoral letter on stewardship When you meet somebody new, do you find yourself immediately...
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