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Entries for November 2015

If you’re concerned about Keeping Christ in Christmas, a good way to get started on the right path in our home is to celebrate St. Nicholas Day. It’s observed on Dec. 6 in Western Christian countries and on Dec. 19 in Eastern Christian countries. St. Nicholas, of course, is the inspir...

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This first week of Advent is the perfect time to launch our new outreach – the Weekly Catholic Leader. Advent marks the start of a new church year. The word means “coming". It’s a time to focus on the coming of our savior -- incongruously in the person of a tiny, helpless a...

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My oldest daughter, who is a partner in one of the Big Four accounting firms, recently gifted me with some wisdom that is very timely in this season of Thanksgiving.   Did you know that research shows that employees who feel they are regularly recognized and appreciated by their leaders repo...

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We all celebrated Thanksgiving. Then many of us capped off our celebration by jumping into Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. That was followed by Small Business Saturday, where we were asked to combine our Christmas shopping chores with a special concern for the goods and services ...

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Posted on November 30, 2015 in: General News

At our 1-day Encounters, where we introduce people to the Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus with a transformational experience of live presentations, videos, large and small group discussions and personal discovery exercises, we always give participants the last word. The only report card we...

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Come Thanksgiving, it's a habit of speech for us to say, "I'm grateful for so many things." But that phrase has always troubled me. You see, it's not "things" for which I am most grateful. Today I found a solution. I want to proclaim from the rooftops that I'...

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Prayers for Pope Francis in Africa

Posted on November 25, 2015 in: General News

As Thanksgiving approaches, we're grateful for Pope Francis, who has spoken of leadership at varoius times in terms of servant, steward and shepherd -- our own S3 Framework.  Prayers for him in Africa this week: he arrived in Kenya today (Nov. 25), goes to Uganda Friday, Central African ...

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  I walked into a pub in a college town recently and looked around. In one corner was a guy all by himself, focused on the contents of his laptop’s screen. Near the middle of a room, an older man held court at the end of a table, flanked on each side by three young men of college age. ...

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