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Catholic in America: The Church, above all, is about people

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The Michigan Catholic

May 9, 2014

An unchurched student at MSU in 1974, I realized that the Resurrected Jesus of the New Testament was alive. He had counted the hairs on my head and penetrated the hidden recesses of my heart. He existed. He was wise. He loved me and had a wonderful plan for my life.

Flush with a convert’s zeal, I ran back to the Catholic Church who had baptized me as an infant and trained me for my first communion. The priests at the MSU student parish were pleasant, generous men, more emotionally mature than I was and very big on community. At times they seemed to almost parody themselves racing about the student parish singing “Up, Up with People.” They were big, very big on building community.

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The 4th Commandment

May 7, 2014

Why do Catholics honor Mary and call her blessed?

Because Jesus honored her: Exodus 20:12

Because we imitate Jesus: 1 Corinthians 11:1

Because we fulfill Scripture: Luke 1:48

Fr. John Riccardo at i.d. 916

May 1, 2014

Fr. John Riccardo speaks at the i.d. 916 meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

T-shirt Humor…

May 1, 2014

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Sr. Sarah Burdick’s Doughnut Button

April 7, 2014

During our Spring Membership Drive, while Deacon Tom Loewe was urging listeners to go to our website and click on the “Donate Button,” Sr. Sarah Burdick thought he said click the “Doughnut Button.” So, in her honor, here is the official Ave Maria Radio Doughnut Button (be sure to click it):

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Sr. Ann Shields at i.d. 916

April 3, 2014

Sr. Ann Shields speaks at the i.d. 916 meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Try the Chowder…

April 1, 2014

fish fry humor

Teresa Tomeo on EWTN’s Bookmark

March 30, 2014

Doug Keck interviews Teresa on her new book, God’s Bucket List.

Spring Membership Drive – April 7-11, 2014

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March 24, 2014

Join us for the 2014 Spring Membership Drive, Monday through Friday, April 7-11, from 7 am to 7 pm each day as we continue the work of the New Evangelization.  Our continuing theme is Build the Church, Bless the Nation.

Pope Francis and the Joy of the Gospel

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NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE

March 15, 2014 4:00 AM

The Catholic Church a year into Pope Francis’s tenure.

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‘The acceptance of life as it is must teach us trust and humility,” the late Roman Catholic author Caryll Houselander once wrote. “This is because every real experience of life is an experience of God.” Al Kresta quotes her in his book Dangers to the Faith: Recognizing Catholicism’s 21st-Century Opponents. A year after Pope Francis’s first days as pope, Kresta talks to National Review Online’s Kathryn Jean Lopez about the pope, the Church, and skeptics. Continue Reading

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