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Finding Jesus

Posted by michael ward on 5/06/13

And so the Church was a Mother, the Mother of more children, of many children. It became more and more of a Mother. A Mother who gives us the faith, a Mother who gives us an identity. But the Christian identity is not an identity card: Christian identity is ... Read More »

Abortion & A Culture of Death

Posted by michael ward on 1/21/13

In 1995, Pope John Paul II wrote a great encyclical called the Gospel of Life (Evangelium Vitae). He describes how when a culture accepts the killing of one group of people (unborn children, for example) it’s not long before other people are seen as expendable. Today, doctor-assisted suicide is ... Read More »