November 29, 2019

Thanksgiving leftovers and highlights, oyster shucking, a ride in a vintage car, and more (7 Quick Takes)

Thanksgiving is about spending time with people we love, but it’s also about the food. And you can’t have Thanksgiving dinner without pie.
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Want to add to hope, joy, reflection, healing? You can do Advent

If Catholics do take time for Advent, which begins Dec. 1 this year, they can find it to be a meaningful season.
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Dispute ideas, pope tells theologians, but don’t confuse the faithful

Theologians must explore and debate disputed questions, at times even taking "risks" with what they propose, but those discussions should take place within the academy so as not to confuse the faithful, Pope Francis said.
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My favorite gift to buy is that for a stranger

This Christmas season, as your family and mine add unnecessary “stuff” to the pile collecting in our closets, dressers, and cabinets, let us remember there are good and hardworking families in our community who are not as blessed to afford new things.
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Advent: Parishes, schools prepare the way

Here are some steps Catholics can take to embrace Advent and prepare for the coming of the Lord.
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