Tag: Father James Martin

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    During the days just before Easter, Christians reflect on the fundamental events that shape their hopes as Christians. “The story of the passion, death, and resurrection, especially the resurrection,” says Father James Martin, SJ, “is at the center of a Christian’s faith.” More

    April 17, 2014 | Comments

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    “For a lot of people who are not Christian, some of the rituals may seem obscure. The songs, the rituals, the masses, the liturgies—they’re really carrying us through the story so we can experience it anew for ourselves.” More

    April 17, 2014 | Comments

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    Despite having sustained a serious head injury some years ago, Father Andrew Greeley, who died on May 29, 2013, was a priest to the end. “We know he is blessed and he’s blessing us,” said Greeley’s niece, Eileen Durkin. More

    May 31, 2013 | Comments

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    “He may be the very guy to come in and reform a lot of the problems that are going on in the Vatican curia right now. And that may be one thing that the cardinals saw that led to his election.” More

    March 15, 2013 | Comments

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    National religion reporter David Gibson says a faith-versus-works debate is underway over the Colorado shooting. Does evil just happen, or can we repair the world? More

    July 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “There’s a fundamental misunderstanding that says religion needs to be serious all the time and gloomy and dour,” says Rev. James Martin, S.J., author of Between Heaven and Mirth, who believes humor is good for one’s spiritual health. More

    November 18, 2011 | Comments

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    Rev. James Martin, S.J., author of Between Heaven and Mirth and chaplain for comedian Stephen Colbert, tells some of his favorite jokes. More

    November 18, 2011 | Comments

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    The Catholic Church’s complex system for declaring someone a saint has evolved since the thirteenth century. More

    April 29, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch more about the deeply personal roles saints can play for individual Catholics. More

    April 29, 2011 | Comments

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    An acclaimed new movie shows that a monastery is “at once a refuge and a very integral part of the world,” says Jesuit priest James Martin, and that “the life of faith is not without doubt.” More

    April 8, 2011 | Comments