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Misc: We encounter God in our moments of helplessness

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Bishops prostrate themselves

Our own Melissa Musick writes in The National Catholic Reporter about going to the consecration of a bishop and seeing him lie prostrate on the floor. There is grace in our moments weakness and vulnerability. Read her entire essay in The National Catholic Reporter here: We encounter God in our moments of helplessness

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Misc: Pope Francis proves to be a pontiff of surprises

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Pope-Francis-bus

Lisa Wangsness writes in The Boston Globe about how Pope Francis has been shaking up the Church, from inspiring young people to go out into the streets to serve the body of Christ, to appointing more lay men and women, to requesting that bishops live lives of poverty and humility, to meeting with recovering drug addicts and criticizing clericalism. Read the whole article in The Boston Globe here: Pope Francis Proves to be  a Pontiff of Surprises (In the photo above then Cardinal Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, is riding the bus to work.)

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