Posts Tagged ‘challenge’

What St. Joseph teaches us about mercy

Joseph had it rough. Imagine being an all-around good guy, intentional about the reputations of both yourself and your family (after all, the Messiah is destined to come from your tribe!). You manage an engagement to the loveliest girl in town — one with an even more flawless record than your own — and you…

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Striving for the summit

Out there in the depths of the Internet, there’s an entire calendar of quirky holidays. This day, August 1st, is National Mountain Climbing Day. It might seem a little unfair — after all, not everyone has access to mountains. And yet, everyone can still participate in a good, strenuous mountain climb. In fact, if we’re…

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First words

Photo credit: Ed Koskey, AD Times  The Most Rev. Alfred A. Schlert, 56, was installed as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Allentown on Aug. 31 at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena. He is the first priest from the diocese to become its bishop. Here is an excerpt of the remarks he made…

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