Tag: friendship

Letting God’s love touch your life

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Letting God’s love touch your life

Adam is walking in the Garden of Eden at the very dawn of creation. He is like the first year undergraduate at Freshers’ Fair, winding through the stalls. It is a world of infinite possibility; […]

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Character: how to overcome fear and let your soul shine like the sun, Fr Stephen Wang

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Character: how to overcome fear and let your soul shine like the sun, Fr Stephen Wang

What is more important: the things you have achieved or the person you have become? A reflection on character and the fears that hold us back, by Fr Stephen Wang.

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The real meaning of hospitality

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The real meaning of hospitality

St Augustine loved to puzzle over the Emmaeus story. Why did the disciples not recognise Jesus when he was explaining the Scriptures to them? Why did he pretend to carry on walking? He went in […]

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The search for genuine friendship and love in today’s youth culture: Pure in Heart

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The search for genuine friendship and love in today’s youth culture: Pure in Heart

Pure in Heart is a group of 18-35 year olds who seek to live out the Catholic Church’s teaching on chastity by means of prayer, friendship, study and mission. Pure in Heart started in Ireland following […]

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Friendship and marriage

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Friendship and marriage

Two friends got married recently. For the first reading, they chose this passage about friendship from Ecclesiasticus (6:14-17): Faithful friends are a sturdy shelter: whoever finds one has found a treasure. Faithful friends are beyond […]

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Social networking aside, how many close friends do you have?

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Social networking aside, how many close friends do you have?

Another article about the nature of friendship, this time by Zoe Williams. She looks at a study from twenty-five years ago by Time Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) that defined friends as close confidantes, […]

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