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A Special Place

Portiuncula Feast of Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula Exodus 34:29-35; Matthew 13:44-46 I’m privileged to have been able to visit, pray and celebrate Eucharist at the Portiuncula, which is located inside the Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli in Assisi.  At the same time, I’ve also felt a certain spiritual as well as cognitive dissonance.  The little chapel seems almost like a dollhouse shrine engulfed by the immensity, grandeur, noise and movement of the basilica.  Wouldn’t it be an even more powerful symbol and place...
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Episode 18 Tap Into Life - Chicago

Podcast aug 1-2 This week, Br. Vito's talk on "Millennials in the Church," that he gave at a Chicago Theology on Tap in July is featured. Br. Vito and Brittney (our guest host, filling in for Br. MJ) have a discussion based on Br. Vito's talk. If you are interested in listening to the podcast, it can be found on Apple Podcasts and in Google Play. Or you can listen through this link here. Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and Google Play, this helps other listeners find the podcast.   Have questions? We can be reached...
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The Different Sort of Ambition

Jam-428094 1920 What should be the ambition of an earthen vessel? To serve well, despite one’s cracks and chips.  To be at peace at the back of the counter, behind the cabinet doors, or even on the floor.  Its greatness isn’t measured by its prominence but rather by its usefulness and sharing the treasures given it by grace.  What we now venerate as our icons of holiness were once earthen vessels. St. James, patron of pilgrims and laborers, pray for us on our journey of discipleship. —JC   
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Episode 18 Tap Into Life - Detroit

Tom and keith Fr. Keith and Fr. Tom discuss how their friendship has grown over the years. Also how their ministries have given back joy, friendship, and community.  If you are interested in listening to the podcast, it can be found on Apple Podcasts and in Google Play. Or you can listen through this link here. Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and Google Play, this helps other listeners find the podcast.   Have questions? We can be reached at: TapIntoLife@thecapuchins.org  
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