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Vol. 94 No. 11 August 31, 2016

Members of the Missionaries of Charity pray Aug. 26 near the tomb of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata, India, in celebration of her birthday . Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity, will be canonized at the Vatican Sept. 4. (CNS photo/Piyal Adhikary, EPA)





This Week


Fear of hell, and of God

In two articles, Ron Rolheiser, OMI, discusses our misconceptions of hell and resulting fear, and also how we can move beyond our fear of God.


The ugliness of racism

Colten Boushie’s shooting death Aug. 9 has unleashed a torrent of public emotion and comment, writes Dennis Gruending.


Sisters bid farewell

It’s not easy to give up a school when you belong to a teaching congregation, Prince Albert’s bishop told the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary at an event marking the transfer of Rivier Academy to the Prince Albert Roman Catholic School Division after a 65-year educational legacy in the city.


Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Fear of hell; fear of God

Liturgy and Life

By Bob Williston

The 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sept. 11, 2016

Questioning Faith

By Mary Marrocco

Trusting what is within

Commentary

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