Faith In Action

May 2022

May 30

Graveyard shift

As Catholics, we understand death as a passage leading, ultimately, to resurrection and eternal union with God. The preface from the Catholic Burial Rite reminds us, “Life is changed, not ended.” In keeping with Catholic belief in the resurrection of the body, burying the dead is a corporal work of mercy. In days of yore, cemeteries...
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May 23

Discipleship alphabet: I & J

Immortality of the Soul: The belief that the soul — that is, the animating principle of the human person — exists forever after the moment of conception. Eternal life is along-cherished belief in many religions. Scripture and the Magisterium have always taught that the soul will endure; hence, all are called to care for their soul by...
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May 16

7 ways to find joy each day

from “Take Out: Family Faith on the Go” 1. Begin each day by thanking God for all the good things in your life. 2. Give God all of your fears and worries. 3. Do something nice for someone. 4. Let go of anger and resentments that drag down your spirit. 5. Show family members and friends how much you appreciate them. 6. Get rid of...
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May 9

Prayer "Cause of Our Joy"

The month of May is among the times the Church shows special devotion to the Most Blessed Virgin Mary. Our Lady offers an example of a life given freely and with joy. In May 1979 Pope John Paul II offered the following prayer: Oh Blessed Virgin, Mother of God, Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church, look upon us mercifully at this hour! Virgo...
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May 2

Model of Mercy: St. Camillus de Lellis

By David Werning As a man who in his youth struggled to live the life to which Christ was calling him, St. Camillus de Lellis provides a perfect example. With St. Camillus as our model, we can: ◗ Always be open to Christ’s love. No matter how much we sin and separate ourselves from our Father, the Lord is ever-present to welcome us home...
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