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Encountering Jesus

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 23, 2018

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This week someone told me how much she liked my book The Fisherman’s Wife: The Gospel According to St. Peter’s Spouse. She said it made the Gospel come alive for her and helped her realize more what it was like for Jesus to live on earth. She also appreciated the humor.  So this week I […]

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What Is a Missionary Disciple?

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 27, 2017

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At the National Catholic Teachers Association convention next year, I will be speaking on prayer. The organizers asked me to rework my talk’s title and description to reflect the theme “missionary disciples.” In doing research, I discovered that Pope Francis used this term in his encyclical “The Joy of the Gospel,” and this year our […]

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Is Christ Your King?

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on November 25, 2015

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We’ve just celebrated the Feast of Christ the King, the climax of the church year. My religious province in Chardon, Ohio, was named Christ the King and used to celebrate this day in grand style, complete with the majestic song “Christus Vincit” in four-part harmony. In those days the feast occurred in October when the […]

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Christ the King, My King

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on November 19, 2014

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Kings have gone out of style. Mostly we use the term king for a man who excels at something, for example, King James (LaBron) is a great basketball player and a prom king is the most popular boy in high school. Scroll back a few centuries and kings were powerful rulers of countries who made […]

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The Coming of Christ in Mystery

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on January 8, 2014

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During Advent we celebrate three comings of Christ: in history in Bethlehem, in mystery (the day’s happenings and the Eucharist), and in majesty (the Second Coming. If I’m not mistaken, Christ’s coming in mystery is overshadowed by the other two comings in our Christmas preparations. Ironically, this is the coming that most impacts our lives […]

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Presenting the Face of Jesus

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on November 14, 2012

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No doubt you’ve heard of the 80-year-old woman in Spain who recently turned a valuable fresco of Jesus into an unrecognizable blur. The thought occurred to me that this is a metaphor for what we sometimes do. We attempt to be Jesus for the world–other Christs. Our intentions are good. But then we make a […]

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