7.29
Memorial of St. Martha

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cooking Is Jesus telling Martha that Mary can act as a full disciple, and not a slave or chattel property, by reclining at his feet and listening?  Is he inviting Martha to do the same, to take off her apron and join with the other disciples?  We know that women were not allowed to learn with a rabbi.  Has Jesus just given that permission?  Learn more about St. Martha, friend of Jesus, from TCC’s own Melissa Musick, after the jump:

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7.28
Misc: The Catholic Catalogue Shares Beauty of Faith Practices

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Melissa Musick and Anna Keating

Wondering where the illustrated chapters from our website have gone? Well, we’re excited to announce that our book has found a home with Penguin Random House’s religious imprint Image, and they’ve asked us to save them for the book’s release. Anamaria Scaperlanda Biddick writes about The Catholic Catalogue, both the website and the book project, for OSV Newsweekly. Read her article here: Project Shares Beauty of Faith Practices

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7.27
TCC Radio: Why We Cheat and Lie | Ted Radio Hour

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Behavioral economist Dan Ariely on why we cheat and lie. Interestingly, he found that people reminded of the Ten Commandments on a regular basis, before given an opportunity to cheat, did not cheat at all. Listen to the story on The Ted Radio Hour here: Why We Cheat and Lie

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