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October 2020

Oct 19

Christian Jack O’ Lantern Poem

From the beginning, Christians utilized everyday objects and familiar symbols to communicate how they saw God or themselves through the eyes of faith. Jesus did this when he taught through parables. The Jack O’ Lantern Poem is a contemporary example of this centuries-old practice. Consider creating your own jack o’ lantern to...
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Oct 12

Got a lost cause?

Nothing is impossible for the patron of lost causes, St. Jude. Jude was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. In Scripture he is called Thaddaeus and is also known as Jude Thaddaeus. In icons, St. Jude is often shown with tongues of fire around his head, representing the receiving of the Holy Spirit, along with the other apostles, on Pentecost....
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Oct 5

Do as I do

By Jenna Tschida   My father took his first trip to Guatemala when I was a high school sophomore. When he announced to my family his intention to travel to this far-flung country, I was puzzled.   “Why?” I asked him. What’s in Guatemala that’s so important that it required an eight-hour plane ride and him to be...
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