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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on February 22, 2017.

eNewsletter Subject: The Church, money and power

This Tuesday message is brought to you by the letter "W" (for Wednesday). My wife, a teacher, had Monday off, so I worked only a half-day. So yesterday, of course, I thought it was Monday.

I am mostly focused on two things today. First, after writing about our relationship with Pope Francis on Friday, I wanted to reflect in a more evocative way on the challenge of embracing Catholic fidelity in our time. See Catholics today: Struggling when the wood is dry.

Second, this is (sadly) the time of month when we must hustle to meet our current bills; we need $7,800 more in new donations to do that in February. If you can help, please do.

Meanwhile, Thomas Van has discovered two interesting new Catholic resources on the web. He explains in his latest On the Good: Pro-life crowdfunding and Catholic Netflix.


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