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Sunday Scripture readings, Jan. 13, 2019: Begin again

The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to start afresh. We make New Year’s resolutions to improve our health, our habits, our relationships and our work. Deep down in all of us is our longing for a second chance.

      As we grow older, we learn that our shortcomings should not and do not define us. Rather, our sinfulness is an opportunity to turn a new leaf or a new page. The start of a new year gives a fresh chance to begin anew. Continue reading

Posted in "Speak to Me Lord", CNS columns

Dog’s job at Oregon Catholic hospital: Comforting kids in emergency room

By Katie Scott Catholic News Service PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — Wrangler doesn’t have an MD and he can’t write prescriptions, but he works hard to help children who are injured or ill and often scared. The Labrador is the first … Continue reading

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Sunday Scripture readings, Jan. 6, 2019: We three kings

The morning after the Magis’ visit to Bethlehem. Continue reading

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Vatican confirms investigation is underway of bishop for abuse, misconduct

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A bishop from Argentina who had been working in the Vatican’s real estate administration office is the object of a preliminary diocesan investigation after accusations came to light of sexual … Continue reading

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Chicago lay movements gather to pray for U.S. bishops on retreat

By Joyce Duriga Catholic News Service CHICAGO (CNS) — To show support for the U.S. bishops as they gathered at the Mundelein Seminary at the University of St. Mary of the Lake near Chicago for a weeklong retreat in early … Continue reading

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Pope to U.S. bishops: Abuse crisis requires conversion, humility

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The clerical abuse crisis and the “crisis of credibility” it created for the U.S. bishops have led to serious divisions within the U.S. church and to a temptation to look … Continue reading

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Robots and AI: Papal academy decodes newest pro-life challenges

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even though today’s modern tools and technologies are hardly human, the Pontifical Academy for Life is zeroing in on the world of robots and machines powered by artificial intelligence. While … Continue reading

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