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Introduction: A Sacramental People

By Pat McCloskey, O.F.M.

Immersed in Godís Love: Our Sacraments of Initiation

By Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M.

Baptism is our entry into Godís plan for the world. Confirmation and Eucharist open the door wider.



The Eucharistic Faith of Actor Clarence Gilyard

By John Feister

This co-star of Matlock and Walker, Texas Ranger, was enormously successful on the outside but barely making it deep inside. Then he discovered the Eucharist.



To Err Is Human: The Truth About Reconciliation

By Christopher Heffron

It can be a difficult sacrament for many Catholics. Several of our readers, and one Confession-timid writer, share their stories.



What Have You Done for Your Marriage Today?

By Susan Hines-Brigger

To be successful, marriages need constant nurturing from both spouses.



Priesthood: Past, Present and Future

By Father Richard Vega

Twenty-five years after his ordination, the president of the National Federation of Priestsí Councils reflects on the changes he has seen and whatís ahead.



Anointing of the Sick: A Changed Sacrament With Many Graces

By Barbara Beckwith

Catholics have embraced Vatican IIís emphasis on Anointing as a sacrament for healing the sick and aged, as well as comforting the dying.



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