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Tag: Kay Winchester

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April book review
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February saint: St. Joseph of Leonissa
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‘Compassion is at the root of everything merciful’
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Book review: ‘Gather the Fragments: My Year of Finding God’s Love’
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Book review: ‘Works of Mercy’

“Works of Mercy.” By Sally Thomas. Wisconsin: Wiseblood Books, 2022. 269 pages. Paperback: $16; [...]

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It’s worth it to the take time to pass on faith
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Book review: ‘How the Saints Shaped History’
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Book review: ‘The Catholic Parent’s Survival Guide’

“The Catholic Parent’s Survival Guide: Straight Answers to Your Kid’s Toughest Questions.” By [...]

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Book review: ‘When Your Days are Dark, God is Still Good’
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A special meaning behind an orange lollipop
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July book review: ‘Free to Be Holy’

“Free to Be Holy.” By Matt Lozano. Maryland: Word Among Us Press, 2023. 152 pages.  Paperback: [...]

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‘Tune in’ to blessings and they show up everywhere
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‘A storm to remember’
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Book review: ‘Forgive Everyone Everything’
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Book review: ‘Oriens: A Pilgrimage Through Advent and Christmas 2022’
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‘Rabbi, Teacher’
Category: Saints
October saint: St. Isaac Jogues
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Book review: “The Freedom of Missing Out: Letting Go of Fear and Saying Yes to Life”

“The Freedom of Missing Out: Letting Go of Fear and Saying Yes to Life.” By Michael Rossmann, SJ. [...]

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September saint: St. Cyprian
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Children at Mass have a lot to teach us
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Book review: ‘Fathers of the Faith: Saint Irenaeus’
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May saint: Philip Neri
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The Body of Christ
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May book review: ‘The Companion Book of Catholic Days’

“The Companion Book of Catholic Days.” By Karen Edmisten. Maryland: Word Among Us Press, 2022. 320 [...]

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April saint: St. Bernadette Soubirous
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Book review: ‘Creation: A Catholic’s Guide to God and the Universe’
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March Saint: St. Katharine Drexel

Katharine Drexel was born in Philadelphia in 1858, the daughter of a wealthy international banker. [...]

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Mercy given, received and sometimes forgotten
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Book review: ‘By Lamplight: A Book of Biblical Reflections’
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Book review: ‘God Saw That It Was Good: A Safari through Salvation History’

“God Saw That It Was Good: A Safari through Salvation History.”  By Brant Law.  Brewster, [...]

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What Jesus learned from St. Joseph
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November saint: St. Columbanus
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Book review: ‘The Forty Parables of Jesus’
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October Saint: Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos
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Book review: ‘Running for a Higher Purpose: 8 Steps to Spiritual and Physical Fitness’

“Running for a Higher Purpose: 8 Steps to Spiritual and Physical Fitness.” By Bishop Thomas John [...]

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Book review: ‘Celebrating with St. Joseph Altars’

“Celebrating with St. Joseph Altars.” By Sandra Scalise Juneau. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State [...]

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‘Abba, Father’
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August Saint: Blessed Maria Francesca Rubatto

The Church will soon be adding another saint to the Roman calendar; a miracle attributed to Blessed [...]

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July Saint: St. Camillus de Lellis
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Book review: ‘Learning to Pray’

“Learning to Pray.” By Father James Martin, SJ.  New York:  Harper Collins, 2021.  386 pages.  [...]

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Category: Vermont
Catholic Media Awards
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June Saint: St. Joseph de Anchieta

It should come as no surprise that St. Joseph de Anchieta was attracted to the Jesuit order; on his [...]

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‘Wonderful, reliable St. Joseph’
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Book review: “#Rules_of_Engagement: 8 Christian Habits for Being Good and Doing Good Online”
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Book review: ‘Spiritual Practices for the Brain’
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Book review: ‘The Wisdom Pattern: Order, Disorder, Reorder’
Category: Vermont
Year with the Saints: Project wrap-up
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Book Review: ‘Thus Sayeth the Lord: A Fresh Take on the Prophets’
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A lesson of an Oreo cookie
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Book review: ‘In Full Bloom: Finding the Grace and Grit to Thrive Wherever You’re Planted’

“In Full Bloom: Finding the Grace and Grit to Thrive Wherever You’re Planted.” By Claire Swinarski. [...]

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Book review: ‘Ancient Wisdom, Living Fire: Lessons I Learned from the Fathers of the Church’

“Ancient Wisdom, Living Fire: Lessons I Learned from the Fathers of the Church.” By John Michael [...]

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Book review: ‘Listening for God in Everyday Life’
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Saintly scholar or scholarly saint?
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Book review: ‘The Inner Chapel: Embracing the Promises of God’
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It was a shocking sight, really
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United in a state of grace
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Book Review: ‘Overdue: A Dewey Decimal System of Grace’

“Overdue: A Dewey Decimal System of Grace.” By Valerie Schultz. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical [...]

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Book review: ‘Giving Thanks and Letting Go: Reflections on the Gift of Motherhood’
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Book review: ‘Enough As You Are: Overcoming Self-Doubt and Appreciating the Gift of You’

“Enough As You Are: Overcoming Self-Doubt and Appreciating the Gift of You.” By Peggy Weber. [...]

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Intersecting with saints
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Book review: ‘A God Who Questions’
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Nudged by prayer
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Book review: ‘Becoming Women of the Word’

“Becoming Women of the Word: How to Answer God's Call with Purpose and Joy.” By Sarah Christmyer. [...]

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November saint: Nicholas Tavelic

The Franciscans are no strangers to either the Holy Land or its dangers, and their story there [...]

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Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher

While Catholics in Vermont are quite accustomed to the fact that the entire state is a single [...]

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Book review: ‘MicroShifts: Transforming Your Life One Step at a Time’

“MicroShifts: Transforming Your Life One Step at a Time.” By Gary Jansen. Chicago: Loyola Press, [...]

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September saint: Hildegard of Bingen

We would consider it a remarkable achievement in the 21st century if any one person could [...]

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August saint: Louis IX of France
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Book review: ‘On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer’

“On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer.” By Antonin Scalia. New York: Crown Forum, 2019. 227 [...]

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Communion and coffee: How one parish welcomed the stranger
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July saint: Elizabeth of Portugal

If the beatitude “Blessed are the peacemakers” could be applied to anyone, it would be Elizabeth of [...]

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May Saints: Sts. Philip and James

In the month of May, the Church celebrates two more of Jesus' Apostles — Philip and James. While we [...]

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Book review: ‘Death by Minivan’

“Death by Minivan.” By Heather Anderson Renshaw. Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor, Inc., 2018. 144 [...]

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April Saint: St. Anselm

Anyone who knew St. Anselm as a typical pleasure loving youth might have been surprised at just how [...]

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Book review: ‘Make Today Matter: 10 Habits for a Better Life (and World)’
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So you want to be a disciple?
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February saint: Blessed Daniel Brottier

Even before her official canonization in 1925, Father Daniel Brottier credited the intercession of [...]

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Book review: ‘Shhh…God is in the Silence’
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January saints: Timothy and Titus

Aside from being followers of Jesus and members of the early Christian community, Titus and Timothy [...]

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Book review: ‘The Grace of Enough’
Category: Vermont
Do small things with great love
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November Saint: Blessed Duns Scotus
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Book review: ‘Saint of the Day: The Definitive Guide to the Saints’
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October Saint: St. Luke
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Book review: ‘God Listens: Personal Stories of Answered Prayers’
Category: Vermont
Having faith
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September saint: St. Gregory the Great
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August saint: St. Cajetan
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Book review: ‘Can We Be Friends?’

“Can We Be Friends?” By Rebecca Frech. Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor, 2018. 160 pages. Paperback: [...]

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July saint: St. Oliver Plunkett
Category: Vermont
Gazing at the heavens above
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Book review: ‘Making Room for God: Decluttering and the Spiritual Life’

“Making Room for God: Decluttering and the Spiritual Life.” By Mary Elizabeth Sperry. Indiana: Ave [...]

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Book review: ‘God Isn’t Finished with Me Yet: Discovering the Spiritual Graces of Later Life’

“God Isn't Finished with Me Yet: Discovering the Spiritual Graces of Later Life.” By Barbara Lee. [...]

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Reflections on spring
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Book review: “Humility Rules: Saint Benedict’s Twelve-Step Guide to Genuine Self-Esteem’
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Book review: ‘God’s Guide for Grandparents’

“God’s Guide for Grandparents.”  By Susan M. Erschen.  Indiana:  Our Sunday Visitor, October 2017.  [...]

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