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A time to speak — A view from the pew

A time to speak — A view from the pew

By Gary Hermann As a student at St. Stephen Martyr School and St. Xavier High School, I learned about Catholic social teaching and participated in service projects. I could have only hoped that as a young adult I would expand upon the commitment to faith and service instilled in me as a student. I found […]

A Time to Speak — A view from the pew

By Leslie Buddeke Smart My family has been grounded in a strong religious faith for generations through the Methodist church. A quick Google search of the Hayes/Lyon family unveils the name of a veteran minister and Kentucky educator, Dr. A. P. Lyon. A clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church, my great-great grandfather was at one […]

A Time to Speak — The altar, the table and the desk

A Time to Speak — The altar, the table and the desk

Father David A. Cockson I have fond memories of growing up as a child on a farm in Nebraska. One of the chores that my older brother and I inherited was milking our two Holstein cows in order to put milk, cream and butter on our family table, which was comprised of my grandmother, my […]

A Time to Speak — A View from the Pew

By Joan Holzknecht Mark Twain has been attributed as the author of the humorous quote, “the coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” I know firsthand what he meant. My husband Kent and I visited San Francisco in June of 2007 on a California dream vacation. On Sunday of the week […]

A Time to Speak — A view from the pew

By Marilyn McNeill As Catholic Christians, we are called by our baptism to be the reflection of Christ in the world. Living and sharing our faith can be a tremendous challenge, especially in today’s society. We are vested through our baptismal promises, and Christ becomes a part of us in the holy Eucharist. Through the […]

A Time to Speak — Suicide survivors: You are not alone

By Deacon Adam Carrico “And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.” First Corinthians 12:26 December 2012 was the month the world was to end. For most, this turned out to be an amusing hoax — a historical miscalculation. However, for […]

A Time to Speak — A plan for immigrant children?

By Father Benedict J. F. Brown The July 24 edition of The Record carried an editorial describing the dreadful plight of children immigrants who have left central American countries, seeking refuge on the north side of the Mexican-U.S. border. Two days earlier, Archbishop (Joseph E.) Kurtz’ letter to the membership of the United States Conference […]