Tag: Prayer

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    “We ought to pray here every day until Congress proves worthy of the calling of the nation to govern,” said Rev. Michael Livingston, director of the National Council of Churches poverty initiative, at a gathering of religious leaders on Capitol Hill. More

    July 28, 2011 | Comments

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    “That old Lutheran concept of the priesthood of all believers—Stephen Ministry helps you live that out,” says Rev. David Sloop. More

    June 10, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch more of correspondent Deborah Potter’s interview with the pastor and clinical psychologist who founded Stephen Ministries in 1975. More

    June 10, 2011 | Comments

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    Stephen Ministry affirms the tremendous value of the laity in doing the work of congregational care, writes pastoral theology professor Tonya Armstrong. More

    June 10, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from President Obama’s May 12 speech at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast, along with comments on immigration reform by Rev. Luis Cortes Jr. and Bishop Orlando Findlayter. More

    May 13, 2011 | Comments

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    Brother Paul Quenon, who was inspired to write by his mentor Thomas Merton, says “the purpose of the monastic life in the modern world is to show that we don’t need a purpose. The purpose of life is life.” More

    May 6, 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

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    An interfaith coalition is launching a prayer and fasting campaign to protect federal funding for programs that help the poor. More

    March 28, 2011 | Comments

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    Writer Mary Karr says what struck her about Catholicism “wasn’t the grandeur of the Mass, it was the simple faith of the people” and “the carnality of the church. There was a body on the cross.” More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch much more of correspondent Judy Valente’s conversation with Mary Karr about God, prayer, poetry, and the Catholic faith. More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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