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  • Catholic university students aid drought-stricken communities in Kenya

    Catholic university students aid drought-stricken communities in Kenya

    Students at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa answered the call made by the Church and international organizations to help the communities in Kenya who risk starvation due to the drought that has devastated the region. Through concerts and donations, the students managed to raise money and collect food for the needy.

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  • Lent calls us to charity, not navel-gazing

    Lent calls us to charity, not navel-gazing

    Almsgiving, fasting, and prayer are the concrete actions passed on to the believer in the struggle to follow the more excellent way of love taught and modeled by Jesus Christ. They are actions that call the believer out of his or her own thoughts and feelings and create a forum for grace to work and flourish within the soul.

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  • During Lent, we must examine our greed

    During Lent, we must examine our greed

    Lent is a good time to examine our consciences regarding greed in all its forms: In faith, love, forgiveness, time, abilities, and finances. Greed can distort reality, manipulate truth, coerce sinful actions, and compromise virtue and a desire to follow the ways of God.

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