Faith In Action

August 2017

Aug 21

A holy review

Faith Focus for the Week What is God active in my daily life?  In August as summer wanes and many schools resume classes, time seems to disappear as schedules intensify. St. Ignatius of Loyola developed a simple method of meditation known as the Daily Examen. This form of prayer encourages us to review each day and to recognize God as...
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Aug 14

Celebrating Mary

Faith Focus for the Week How do I serve my family? my parish? How might I be more generous? more prudent? more creative? We are familiar with the month of May as Mary’s month, and with October as the month of the Rosary, but August, too, includes joyous red-letter days associated with the Mother of God: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin...
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Aug 7

Satisfying simplicity

Faith Focus for the Week How might I simplify what I need so I have more to serve others?  When can I make quiet time for God? Though a simple life might not seem, at first glance, an abundant harvest, simplicity is one of the great fruits of stewardship. St. Clare, whose feast we celebrate Aug. 11, was inspired by St. Francis of Assisi....
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