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02/21/2004: "Nuns who pray for journalists"

This short article references a small group in Italy that has been praying for the journalists of the world for the last 80 years. They also do catechetical (educational) work in this regard as well.

This is the type of thing more of us need to get involved in. We talk about all the problems of the world: bias of the media, context of TV programs, etc.. What we really need to do is get involved. Where's the best place to start: prayer.

It's why my Quote of the Day a few days ago was "Work as if everything depends on you, and pray as if everything depends on God." -St. Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Jesuits

I think we need to take those words to heart more often. I think particularly in America we forget that prayer actually works and that actions speak louder than words. It seems that those two thoughts are opposed to one another, but as St. Ignatius points out, we must embrace that mystery.


Other blogs I read:
Jimmy Akin
Crowhill's blog
Amy Welborn's 'open book' blog
Secondhand Smoke-Wesley Smith
Envoy Encore
Dale Price's blog
Mark Shea (On sabatical)

The Church I participate in:
Official Vatican Site
US Conference of Bishops
Sacramento Diocese
SS Peter and Paul Parish

Good Catholic Websites:
NewAdvent-Encyclopedia, Bible, Etc.
Zenit Catholic News
EWTN: Catholic TV and radio
Mass times for US travelers

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