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July: Eucharistic Presence 24/7
During the Year of Faith, the Church is encouraging us to grow in our devotion to Jesus in the Eucharist. Many parishes have Eucharistic adoration chapels or expose the Blessed Sacrament in a monstrance for adoration for part of the day or 24/7.

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June: Looking at Discipleship as a Great Adventure
We are heading into the last six months of the Year of Faith initiated by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and reinvigorated by Pope Francis. Indeed, the ve...

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May: We can Speak of Christ in Many Ways
There are many ways to “speak” of Christ. As you and I know, people aren’t always receptive to words about Jesus or the life he invites us to share. We can always “speak,” however, through the goodness of our hearts and lives, which, like a perfume people can’t help but notice, can draw people to Jesus when they are with us.

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April: Rediscovering the Joy of Believing
Sr. Margaret Kerry reflects on the example of Benedict XVI and our new Holy Father, Pope Francis in this joyful time of Easter; the relationship between faith and art and the role it plays in sharing God's Word; and invites us to seek the signs of the gospel hidden in our society today.

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March: Mandate for proclaiming the Gospel received
Sr. Margaret Kerry reflects on how evangelization can happen in simple ways yet have a profound impact in our own lives as parents, teachers, missionaries and those we encounter in our daily life.

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February: Authentic and Renewed Conversion
Sr. Margaret Kerry reflects on her experience of conversion when Hurricane Sandy hit Staten Island, NY and shares with us three steps to conversion.

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Baptized with Christ
Christmas season is drawing to a close this coming Sunday with the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. This Sunday’s feast is a good time to reflect with children on what the gift of Baptism means.

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January: Rediscovery of an experience and taste
In this post, Sr. Margaret Kerry invites us to explore new ways of experiencing and tasting food that nourishes both our body and soul.

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December: Rediscover the Journey of Faith
Guest blogger, Sr. Margaret Charles Kerry reflects on Rediscovering the Journey of Faith through prayer and trust in God.

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November: The Transforming Power of Grace
Guest blogger, Sr. Margaret Charles Kerry reflects on The Transforming Power of Grace found in the Word of God.

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Year of Faith Eve
It's the Eve of the Year of Faith! Guest blogger Deacon John Heithaus shares three ways your family can prepare for this special year.

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Prayer Service for the Year of Faith
Help your kids and students prepare for the Year of Faith! Two ways are folding in the Year of Faith opening prayer service and giving your students mustard seed bookmarks! Click on the link for downloadables!

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October: Beginning the Year of Faith
“God has stamped in our souls a longing for himself. We are born with a longing for the divine that cannot be satisfied by anyone or anything short of God. We are created to be seekers for the absolute love, which is God” (United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, p. 109).

It is this “stamp,” this seal set on our hearts by God himself at our conception, which makes us become seekers for the “more,” which can only be God.

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09
The central prayer for this Year of Faith is the Profession of Faith we call the Creed. The Creed is a brief formula by which the apostolic Church exp...

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