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Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Time is Running Out

The readings at Sunday’s liturgy reflected the urgency with which God expects us to act in carrying out his work.  As St. Paul says in his first letter to the Corinthians, “the world in its present form is passing away.” Even though the readings spanned centuries – from the times of King David to the century after […]

Rebuilding the Dream of Martin Luther King

At Catholic Charities, we work every day to keep the dream of Martin Luther King alive. But as this recession has deepened, we see that dream threatened as layoffs and unemployment erode the progress black Americans have made to climb out of poverty and share in the American dream. When Dr. King gave his “I […]

Turn! Turn! Turn!

This week marked one of the few times when people around the world act in concert: we turned the pages of our calendars to a New Year. At the beginning of each New Year, we look at the clean slate before us, and we make resolutions:  to lose weight… to save money… to exercise… to become better people.  We […]