The Word Among Us

July/August 2013 Issue

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Publisher's Letter

The Promise of Faith

When I have the opportunity to do a parish mission, I usually devote the opening night to talking about how God wants to empower us. More »


Open the Door!

When he announced the Year of Faith last October, Pope Benedict XVI assured us, “The door of faith is always open for us. . . . It is possible to cross that threshold when the word of God is proclaimed and the heart allows itself to be shaped by transforming grace” (The Door of Faith, 1). More »

Faith that Persists, Perseveres, and Pursues

"Your faith has saved you." If you think about it, this is quite a curious thing for Jesus to say. Wouldn’t it be more accurate for him to have said, “I have saved you”? More »

Evangelizing by Interceding

The mission of the church is summed up in Jesus’ final words to his disciples: “Make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19). It’s a theme that St. Paul takes up when he tells the Corinthians, “The love of Christ impels us, once we have come to the conviction that one died for all” (2 Corinthians 5:14). More »

Special Feature

More than Just a Roman Holiday

There are only three types of people in the world, wrote Blaise Pascal, the seventeenth-century French philosopher and mathematician. There are those who seek the truth about God and have found it. More »

My Vocation Is Love!

Go and make disciples of all nations. (Matthew 28:19) More »

There’s Always Room at The Inn

During the last four years, I have spoken to hundreds of directors of pregnancy centers, maternity homes, and Project Rachel post-abortion ministries. More »