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Love Your Neighbor

Spirituality on the streets

BY DANIEL P. SMITH Where sin increased, grace overflowed all the more. (Romans 5:20) Just before 8 p.m. on a wintry Wednesday in Chicago, three words pouring from a police radio seize the attention of Fr. Dan Brandt: infant, unattended,…

Why not be a monk?

BY KEVIN T. DI CAMILLO Perhaps one of the biggest detriments to young men entering the monastic life is the lifelong commitment — that, plus the extremely long time it takes to become a monk. And, of course, the vows of poverty, chastity,…