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A Reflection for Earth Day

The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil; It gathers to a greatness, like the ooze of oil Crushed. Why do men then now not reck his rod? Generations have trod, have trod, have trod; And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil; [...]

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How come most women are never happy with what they have?

How come most women are never happy with what they have? I am included in this statement!  I wish I was thinner; I wish my hair was thicker; I wish I was better at my job; and the list goes on and on… The need to be different is actually depressing to me. If this [...]

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Here’s how to get started on a positive body image breakthrough

Sometimes we use “thinness” and diets as a metaphor for what we really want in life. We think, “When I lose weight, I’ll finally be happy.” Being thin won’t make you happy. Being healthy and well will improve your sense of satisfaction with your life. You’ll have more energy; you’ll sleep better; your moods might [...]

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Healing Thoughts: December 2013

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing [...]

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Life lesson no. 2: when we miss them so much it hurts

When we miss them so much it hurts to breathe…every minute of every day. They are in our every thought. We would do anything to feel their touch, the warmth of their embrace. We dream, we long for them. We’d love to wake up in the morning, and find it was all a huge mistake [...]

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Video blog: What’s Up with Catholics and Saints?

As Catholics, we’re often asked about the role that saints have in our lives. Is praying to them the same as worshiping them? What does it mean for them to “intervene” for us? In this latest C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith, Bishop Don Hying explains the many ins and outs of being a saint … [...]

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Struggling with forgiveness?

Written by: Colleen Zietlow, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services Many of the patients I work with struggle with the concept of forgiveness. Somewhere along the line forgiveness has become synonymous with giving in to somebody that has wronged us. This is not what forgiveness is. Forgiveness is letting go [...]

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Video Blog: Who Determines Right from Wrong?

Every day, we face many different choices. Should I go this way or that way? Do I listen to my parents or my friends? Is it okay to allow someone else to take the blame for my mistake? Bishop Don helps us take a look at the benefits of doing the “right” thing. Based upon [...]

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Video Blog: What is Evangelization?

Who’s responsible for sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ? Is it our priests at churches or the nuns at schools? Maybe people should find out on their own? Here, Bishop Don Hying shares an overview of what it means to share the faith. Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church (905, 2044, 2225 [...]

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Video Blog: Why Did Jesus Suffer?

He was a good person who spoke of God, love and charity. He performed healing miracles for complete strangers. Still, Jesus was mocked in public and executed for all to see. Click for Bishop Don’s message on why our Savior suffered humiliation and an unimaginable death. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (599). [...]

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