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Who Some Are Go-Getters and Others Are Slackers

Slacker or go-getter? Everyone knows that people vary substantially in how hard they are willing to work, but the origin of these individual differences in the brain remains a mystery. Now the veil has been pushed back by a new … Continue reading

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Computer Use + Exercise Decreases Odds of Memory Loss: Study

You think your computer has a lot of memory … if you keep using your computer you may, too.  And you’ll do even better if you also exercise. That’s the conclusion of a new Mayo Clinic study. Combining mentally stimulating … Continue reading

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To Cope with a Disaster, Pray and Work

Following a tornado or other natural disaster, it’s perfectly understandable that people would ask, “How can God let such a thing happen?  I thought God was supposed to be loving — and a tornado isn’t loving.” Others will grumble that … Continue reading

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Today is 7th Day of Divine Mercy Novena

Today is theseventh day of the Divine Mercy Novena leading up to Divine Mercy Sunday. You can find information on the Novena here. And on the specific prayers for each day, here. There are video and audio links here.

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Today is the 5th Day of the Divine Mercy Novena

Today is the fifth day of the Divine Mercy Novena leading up to Divine Mercy Sunday. You can find information on the Novena here. And on the specific prayers for each day, here. There are video and audio links here.

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Divine Mercy Novena is Underway

For nine days preceding Divine Mercy Sunday, which is the first Sunday of Easter, Jesus asked that we pray a Novena to the Divine Mercy, with specific prayers for each day of the novena.  You can find those daily prayers … Continue reading

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To Avoid Disease, Wash Grocery Totes Regularly

Some governments — such as Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County, Md. — have imposed a tax on bags at retailers.  They say the tax is to help the environment, but they may be putting their citizens health at risk. “Unwashed … Continue reading

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Fr. Kevin O’Rourke, Leading Scholar in Catholic Health Care Ethics, Dies

The Rev. Kevin O’Rourke, O.P., J.C.D., S.T.M, a seminal figure in Roman Catholic health care ethics in the United States, died March 28, 2012. He was 85. Rev. O’Rourke, a Dominican priest and canon lawyer, was a leader in promoting … Continue reading

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