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The world as it should be
When you're hungry, you have something to eat. When you're thirsty, there’s something to drink. When you're sick, healing comes. When you're in danger, help arrives. When you're tired, there's a safe place to lie down and rest. That is the world as it should be: where needs are met and wants are answered. No one is alone and no one forgotten. Everybody matters and every contribution is valued. That's not the world we live in, sorry to say. In the world as we know it, one out of eight people . . .
World news in light of the Good News for Sunday, August 03, 2014
Preaching the News
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A dollar earned
"Why spend your money for what is not bread; your wages for what fails to satisfy?” asks the reading from the Book of Isaiah this Sunday. Since strapped consumers have to make hard choices on where to spend their wages, discount retailers Dollar Tree and Family Dollar are joining forces to increase their reach to these budget-conscious consumers.
Participation is more than a laughing matter
A rabbi, minister, and a priest went into bar . . . we know a joke is going to follow, don’t we? We even get ready to laugh a little and reset our tension and stress a bit. That is what both good ecumenism and interfaith dialogue are also about. It can only happen when we know and are comfortable in our identity as Catholics . . . Read more...