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TCC Films: Outcasts

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Do you know about the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal? A new documentary, “Outcasts,” focuses on their ministry. St. Francis of Assisi is more than a legend, or a statue. His way of life continues, and the center of Franciscan spirituality is the Eucharist. Watch the trailer after the jump. More about St. Francis, Catholic Social Teaching, and religious life in our book. 

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The Science is in: God is the answer

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Religious Kids

Research shows that children raised with an inclusive spirituality are significantly healthier and happier, especially in their teen years. So why aren’t we all signing up? Read about the science in Maclean’s here: The Science is in: God is the answer

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TCC Playlist: No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross by Sufjan Stevens

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Sufjan Stevens

On his record, Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens, responds to the death of his mother in 2012. Stevens never knew his mother, she suffered from depression, schizophrenia and alcoholism, and left when he was a child. Still, he fell apart after her death. Read his interview about the album, and his Christian faith in PitchforkTrue Myth. Listen to “No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross” after the jump. There is one expletive.

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Pope Francis Spends His Friday With People in Drug, Alcohol Recovery

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Pope Francis at AA

The Church is supposed to be God’s big family. Universal but not uniform. Pope Francis has spent this Friday during the Year of Mercy with addicts in recovery. More from CNAPope Francis Spends His Friday With People in Recovery

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