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Vocations: We are counting on you

BY TYLER TENBARGE Before I ever recall being asked about what I wanted to be when I grew up, my parents say I was already telling them and others: “I want to be a priest.” Many people expect a seminarian or religious sister to say that, but I think the opposite is often true.

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Reach out with Love for Others

The greatest gift we receive at Christmas is the one we receive every year: Jesus Christ. And with that gift comes an obligation. KELVIN BANDA OP explains.

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Being God’s slave sets you free

The great lesson of Christmas is that by being slaves to God, we are set free, as CATHERINE DE VALENCE explains. Think about this: It took a servant to bring a Servant into our world. Mary never saw herself as a leader for the people, but as a servant of God, for the people. It was her trust […]

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Absurd Inequality

BY SAM LUCERO Recently Oxfam America launched a global campaign to address extreme inequality. As part of this campaign, Oxfam issued a report that highlights just how extreme global inequality has become.

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A Priest’s Half-Century

BY WINNIE GRAHAM On December 20 Fr Ignatius Fidgeon OMI celebrates the 50th anniversary of his ordination as a priest, a period that marks both extraordinary service to his flock and total devotion to his calling.

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Let’s test the claims of faith-healers

FR OSKAR WERMTER SJ The junior doctors working in Zimbabwe’s major referral hospitals recently went on strike for better pay and improved working conditions.

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