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We need grace to succeed in our resolutions

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With overflow shelters on hold, parishes provide meals for the homeless

SEATTLE – On a recent Tuesday, Dianne DuSault and her daughter Tracy Craft teamed up to make chicken enchilada casserole for men staying at a shelter operated by Catholic Community Services of Western Washington.

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We need grace to succeed in our resolutions

I learned the Act of Contrition in second grade. Mrs. Tartamella would patiently practice with us every day. We’d go through the prayer line by line, and when we’d get to “I firmly resolve, with the help of thy grace, to sin no more ...” there’d be a huge emphasis on the middle part of...

Katie Prejean McGrady, Catholic News Service

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