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Priest numbers climbing in world
Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Jesus had one hour in Gethsemane to say his final goodbyes
Charlie Martin -- Don't let guilt rob you of joy
Fr. Richard McBrien -- Pope's Lenten message accents the mercy of God
George Weigel -- Apologies in order after court nominating process
Kids Chronicle: Jesus explains the practice of fasting
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Faith comes alive for all ages
at the same time
Intergenerational groups proving more popular with parents
and in parishes
|BIBLE BASICS: Gene Sinner of St. John-Sacred Heart Parish, Sherwood, discusses the Bible with an intergenerational religious education group. (Josh Diedrich photo)
Fourth in a series on the Bishop's Appeal
By Joanne Flemming
One way Laura Mueller of St. John the Baptist Parish, Howard, and her six children grow in their faith as a family is through the prayer space they created at home.
The space includes a candle and a picture of Jesus the Good Shepherd holding the hands of a child kneeling in front of him. Both items sit on a cloth the color of the liturgical season, for example, purple for Lent, Mueller said.
The space may also include projects the children made in religious education classes. Mueller said she has put a puzzle there of Mary or a paper doll of Pope John Paul II with cutouts of his papal garb. Full story ...
Ecumenical JOSHUA group seeking better world
'We believe that we are all children of God who
deserve respect and a better future'
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Bridging the Gap by Bishop David Zubik --
Bridging the Gap: The Look of Love
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
February 26, 2006: Self-indulgence clutters our lives
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
February 26, 2006: Context means nearly everything
Editorial -- New for Lent
Everyday People, Everyday Faith series on prayer is an effort
of several departments
Editorial -- Special month and year
Diocesan newspaper will turn 50 in 2006
Lent changes: During Lent, Everyday People, Everyday Faith articles will run in place of regular features such as Foundations of Faith and Saint of the Day. Those features will return after Lent. Read the complete explanation.
Sara and Dick Reichert --
Each generation of disciples asks Jesus: 'Teach us to pray' (Lent)
The best advice there is when it comes to praying is for us to keep it simple
Dcn. Rick Miech --
Praying attention to God wherever we are (Lent)
Everyone has their own ideas on prayer and the best ways to go about praying
Diocesan AV Center offers video resources for all ages on prayer (Lent)
Andrea Sabor --
Creating a Prayer Space at home (Lent)
It doesn't take much to set up a special place for prayer
Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)
Lenten fast and abstinence rules (Lent)
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2006 Bishop's Appeal