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Living by the Light of Faith

Friday, when another priest takes the daily morning Mass, is the day I can ordinarily sleep later. On Friday, July 5, however, I got up earlier than normal at 4:45 am, showered, celebrated Mass in the rectory chapel and did my morning meditation. Then I returned to my study energized at 6 am, awoke my Mac laptop, typed www.vatican.va into […]

Laborem Exercens by Blessed John Paul II

The Editorial Team of Integrated Catholic Life wishes our readers in the United States a blessed Labor Day! We offer Blessed John Paul II’s insightful and far-reaching Encyclical on Human Work, Laborem Exercens for your reflection today.  We encourage you to read this important document and reflect on the purpose and nature of work as described by the our Holy […]