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An Encouraging Word — Practice ‘youthfulness of spirit’

An Encouraging Word — Practice ‘youthfulness of spirit’

Father J. Ronald Knott Let your heart be glad in the days of your youth. Ecclesiastes 11:9 One of my favorite phrases from Pope John Paul II is “youthfulness of spirit.” He said, “ ‘Youthfulness of spirit’ … cannot be imposed from without. … Only those who keep ever alive their desire to learn and […]

8th-graders to study ‘Theology of the Body’

8th-graders to study ‘Theology of the Body’

By Marnie McAllister, Record Assistant Editor Eighth-graders attending Catholic schools around the Archdiocese of Louisville will begin using new curriculum next semester that’s based on the teachings of Blessed John Paul II known as the Theology of the Body. The late pope presented this theology — which addresses the sanctity of the human person and […]