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Marriage, like the priesthood, “serves to build up the People of God” and confers a special mission to spouses in the edification of the Church. The family is a “domestic Church”, the place in which the sacramental presence of Christ acts between spouses and between parents and children. In this sense, “the experience of...

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Prayer Is the “Breath of Faith”

Faith is the miraculous gift of God. In faith, we are reborn. Through faith, we are sustained by God’s grace. But how do we nurture faith?  In a recent Wednesday catechesis, Pope Francis said, “We grow in faith inasmuch as we learn to pray.” And he wrote in Gaudete et Exsultate, “Prayer is...

Prayer Is the “Breath of Faith”
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The Death of Pope John Paul I (Part 1)

Check out the seventh episode of The Critical Catholic on Where Peter Is Media, with Mike Lewis and D.W. Lafferty. We stream live every Sunday on YouTube at 8 p.m. EST. We’ve been looking at a lot of Catholic conspiracy theories, and so far they’ve largely been products of the Catholic “right.” Lest...

The Death of Pope John Paul I (Part 1)
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Patreon Exclusive Event – WPI Live Afterparty!

If the USCCB can meet on Zoom, then so can we!  Thursday night at 8PM Eastern, Where Peter Is will be hosting our first Live Zoom Event, a Season 1 of WPI Live Afterparty–exclusively for our Patreon patrons.  At this week’s event, join Mike Lewis, David Lafferty, Daniel Amiri, and other contributors &...

Patreon Exclusive Event – WPI Live Afterparty!
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Episcopal Incoherence

US President Joseph Biden embarked on the first overseas trip of his presidency last week. His first scheduled stops were in the UK and Belgium to gather with world leaders for the G7 and NATO summits, before heading to Switzerland to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Last night, in an unattributed story,...

Episcopal Incoherence
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Pope Francis and Ignatian Discernment

“We’re going to have to get used to a new way of doing things,” Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J. told reporters shortly after the election of Pope Francis.[1] From the beginning of his pontificate, Pope Francis challenged the way things have been done in the Church. He kept his worn black shoes in lieu...

Pope Francis and Ignatian Discernment
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Postcard #9: The Worcester Pilgrim—culture wars are nothing new

President Joe Biden and the First Lady had a busy schedule on their visit to Britain last week for the G7 meeting. In reality they had little time for sightseeing, but allow me to indulge your imagination for a moment and suppose they took a short break from business. With Marine One at...

Postcard #9: The Worcester Pilgrim—culture wars are nothing new
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The Power of Small

A reflection on the readings of June 13, 2021 — the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time “To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds...

The Power of Small
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Which Pope said this?

“The third advice of the Spirit is, “Put God before yourself”. This is the decisive step in the spiritual life, which is not the sum of our own merits and achievements, but a humble openness to God. The Spirit affirms the primacy of grace. Only by emptying ourselves, do we leave room for...

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