April 1, 2010

Taking the Leap of Faith

“It’s a leap of faith.” It’s an oft-used expression in our vernacular used to describe those actions of ours that defy logic, come with no guarantee or proof and which promise the greatest reward for our risk. It requires us to “put ourselves out there” head-first—totally and completely. Perhaps the greatest leap we Catholics will...
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Nun who survived building collapse in Haiti quake finds respite in US

NEW ORLEANS – First came the noise, like a rush of wind. The next thing Sister Analise Jean Simon knew she was flat on the floor, with a collapsed ceiling and light bulbs pressed against her face.
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