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St. Alphonsus Liguori—The greatest glory we can give to God …

The greatest glory we can give to God is to do his will in everything. — St. Alphonsus Liguori

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Come to the Table

Pencil Preaching for Sunday, August 1, 2021

'The Holy Game' is a deep dive into seminarians and soccer

Movie review: Documentary filmmakers Brent Hodge and Chris Kelly set out to chronicle the Clericus Cup, a soccer tournament for seminarians in Rome. But fascinating personal stories "changed the course of the film."

Jesuit John O'Malley's memoir tells his 'strange and wonderful story'

Book review: The Education of a Historian, the just-published memoir by influential Jesuit Fr. John W. O'Malley, helps readers understand some enormous differences between Catholicism in the mid-20th century and today.

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Our greatest potential

Scripture for Life: Jesus' sharing of himself as the bread of life illustrates the greatest potential of human life. The Son of God entered our history not to wow us with miracles, but to show us how we can live as Paul suggests: as new selves, people truly renewed in spirit.

Mary, mother of Jesus, returns as an icon for pop stars and social justice warriors

(RNS) — Lil Nas X, Bad Bunny and Princess Nokia all work their spirituality into their music, but you're not likely to think of them as virginal.

German bishop: Floods' mental health toll might be worse than property damage

Catholic and Protestant churches plan an ecumenical service to remember the at least 160 people who have died in the flooding.

St. Ignatius of Loyola – Man was created to praise …

Man was created to praise, honor, and serve God. We therefore no more prefer health to sickness, riches to poverty, honor to disdain, long life to short, but desire and choose only that which more surely conduces toward the end for which we were created. — St. Ignatius of Loyola

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EarthBeat Weekly: Laudato Si' reminds us that ecological conversion must be communal

The COVID-19 pandemic and weather-related disasters underscore our interconnectedness and the need for a different relationship with creation.

Even a pope needs a medical directive

Signs of the Times: Since the pope has no wife or children, he needs to designate someone who can make medical decisions for him, and the rest of the church needs to know who this is.