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	 "Jesus promised you two things: Your life has meaning
	 and you are going to live forever.  If you get a better offer, take it." 
Fr. Gene Walsh, S.S.
Theologian and liturgist

	 "From 2011 to 2013, China used more cement
	 than the United States used in the entire 20th century." 
Jay Raman
Public Affairs Officer at U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh

	 	"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders,
		but they have never failed to imitate them." 
James Baldwin

	  	“We are all living in cages with the door wide open.” 
George Lucas
Film maker

	 	"If you want to know what is meant by 'God's will' in every man's life,
		this is one way to get a good idea of it:  'God's will' is certainly found
		in anything that is required of us in order that we may be united with one another in love."    
Thomas Merton
Trappist monk, mystic, spiritual writer

	 	 “It's paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone,
		 but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.” 
Andy Rooney
political commentator

	 	 "Being a Christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin
		 than about courageously doing God's will."
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
German theologian killed by the Nazis

	 	 "Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing."  
Bertrand Russell

	 	 "Women face a variety of challenges and difficulties in various parts of the world. In the West,
		 at times they still experience discrimination in the workplace; they are often forced to choose
		 between work and family; they not infrequently suffer violence in their lives as fiancees, wives,
		 mothers, sisters and grandmothers. In poor and developing countries, women bear the heaviest burdens:
		 it is they who travel many miles in search of water, who too often die in childbirth, who are
		 kidnapped for sexual exploitation or forced into marriages at a young age or against their will.
		 At times they are even denied the right to life simply for being female."  
Pope Francis

	 	 "When Jesus said 'Love your enemies,' he probably meant don't kill them."
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	 	 "The United States of America was established as a white society,
		 founded upon the near genocide of another race and then the
		 enslavement of yet another."
Jim Wallis
Spiritual writer and activist

	 	"Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy." 
Pope Francis

	 	"Hope doesn't mean that we see a way out of suffering.
		It gives us a reason to try to keep working through it." 
Catherine Woodiwiss
Spiritual writer

	 	"I do not believe that just because you're opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life.
		In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born
		but not a child fed, not a child educated, not a child housed. And why would I think that you don't?
		Because you don't want any tax money to go there. That's not pro-life. That's pro-birth.
		We need a much broader conversation on what the morality of pro-life is." 
Sr. Joan Chittister, OSB
Spiritual writer

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