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TCC Playlist: Life Away From the Garden by Damien Jurado

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Damien Jurado

“When in doubt I put my hand in Your side.”

In “Life Away From the Garden” Damien Jurado sings about our fallenness and tendency to sin, and the desire to be once again childlike, “light and free.” Jurado is a Christian and religious themes often appear in his cryptic and sometimes psychedelic catalogue. Listen after the jump:

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TCC Video: Why Christian? By Anna Keating

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Anna Keating

I recently spoke at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago to a liberal Protestant crowd on the topic of “Why Christian?” You have to purchase the video for $10, but then it can be watched and shared with Sunday school classes, small faith groups etc. Why are you a Catholic Christian? Watch it here.

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TCC Video: You Can’t Follow Christ and Ban Refugees

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The USCCB and other Christian leaders have been busy since the election of Trump fighting for a consistent ethic of life, and condemning President Trump‘s plans: to increase torture, ban refugees, worsen climate change, and take away people’s healthcare without a replacement. Headlines: Evangelicals Oppose Trump’s Plan to Ban Refugees. Catholic Bishops Press Trump on Immigration. Catholic Bishops Urge Trump Not To Repeal Obamacare Without a Replacement. Watch a video from Fr. James Martin on the duty to welcome the stranger after the jump:

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