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Episode 32 Tap Into Life - Chicago & the Assumption of Mary

Assumption Tap into Life has a brand new episode!  Please listen to Br. Vito and guest host Brittney discuss the Feast Day of the Assumption of Mary. They talk about how and why the Assumption is an important feast day and holy day of obligation for the Church calendar.  Please click here to listen Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and Google Play, this helps other listeners find the podcast. Have questions or a suggestion for a topic for the friars? Email us: TapIntoLife@thecapuchins.org  
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SHHHHHH……

6e22061e1e8620413ac3125fcf1688a4 This week, we are blessed with a “guest blogger,” my twin brother, Christopher Celichowski.  Chris and his wife Bonnie live in the Twin Cities area.  They’ve been married 28 years and have four adult children.  As you will see, he is not only and excellent writer but also one who makes the time to nurture his inner life.  This post originally appeared on his LinkedIn page.—JC   It’s almost become trite to observe the pervasive, overwhelming impact of technology and social media on our lives. I acknowledge irony in...
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Episode 31 Tap Into Life - Detroit & St. Clare of Assisi

Image22 Tap Into Life podcast has a brand new episode today!  Please listen to Fr. Tom Nguyen and Fr. Keith Clark discuss about St. Clare of Assisi, just in time for her feast day on August 11th!   Please click here to listen Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and Google Play, this helps other listeners find the podcast. Have questions or a suggestion for a topic for the friars? Email us: TapIntoLife@thecapuchins.org  
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How do we survive the storms of life?

Untitled St. Dominic Numbers 12:1-3; Matthew 14:22-36 How do we survive the storms of life?  Jesus shows us:  with prayer, faith and a willingness to keep walking. St. Dominic, a contemporary of St. Francis of Assisi, followed Jesus' example.  He lived in a time of great turmoil in the church.  The church needed reform, but some believed the only way to reform the church was to destroy it and its leaders—the medieval equivalent of “We had to bomb the village in order to save it.” Dominic had a different answer:  knowing the...
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