9.15
Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows

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If we take seriously the scandal of the cross, we must reflect on the terrible image of Mary standing at the foot of the cross as her son and savior hangs dying there. So, on the day after the feast of the Holy Cross, we observe the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. More from our own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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9.14
Feast of the Holy Cross

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“The comedian Lenny Bruce shocked audiences by wondering how we might respond if Jesus were crucified in the 20th century. Would Catholics, he mused, walk around with tiny silver electric chairs hung around their necks?” Today is the Feast of the Holy Cross. More after the jump:

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9.13
Single By Default: When a Vocation is Not a Vocation

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“As a child I imagined I would have a million children.”

Jess Keating doesn’t feel called to be single in her thirties, she just is. She writes about singleness and living somewhere between stability and uncertainty here: Single By Default: When a Vocation is Not a Vocation

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