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Celebrating the Equinox, the Moon, and Their Relationship with Easter

Celebrating the Equinox, the Moon, and Their Relationship with Easter
"Praised be You, my Lord, through Sister Moon and the stars, In the heavens you have made them bright, precious and fair." St Francis of Assisi The moon has inspired artists, poets, and romantics for centuries. It divides the day into night and affects the tides of the oceans. For Christians, the moon is one of the "great lights" that God made on t...
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12 Ways to Support Young People in Living their Faith in College

SJU-College
 A guest blog post by James R. Walter Ed.D., the Director of the Catholic Scholars program at St. John's University. ​As campus ministers, we are very familiar with tried and true experiences that are central to our campus faith life, such as the celebration of sacraments, devotional prayer, and daily and Sunday Mass. As our student popul...
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The Parish is Responsible for Forming Youth as Disciples

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The community has an important role in the accompaniment of young people; it should feel collectively responsible for accepting, motivating, encouraging and challenging them. All should regard young people with understanding, appreciation and affection, and avoid constantly judging them or demanding of them a perfection beyond their years. Pope Fra...
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