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Globalized Prayer Intentions

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on May 8, 2013

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In the hall of my home hangs an ancient map of the world. Whenever I look at it, I see a frowning face with eyes and a nose. (FYI: The ability of the human mind to see forms in things like clouds is called pareidolia.) This map reminds me to pray for people who are […]

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Lent: Meaningful Suffering

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on February 13, 2013

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Every year during Lent we recall that God as man was beaten, whipped, mocked, crowned with thorns, and nailed to a cross. Only the gift of faith enables us to believe the incredible: that the all-powerful God actually endured agony, suffered, and died for us. By his suffering, Jesus gave meaning to all of our […]

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Drawing Out Good from Suffering

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on April 4, 2012

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Who hasn’t suffered? Suffering may stab us periodically, like a toothache or a friend’s betrayal. Or we may be awash in it constantly, as when we have a chronic illness. The mystery of suffering has always tormented us—in particular, why do the innocent suffer? No answer satisfies. But we take comfort in the fact that […]

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