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Voices Online Edition
Vol. XIX No. 1 Eastertide 2004

Table of Contents

Cover, Inside cover - Dayspring, Photograph by D. Lee Hull

D e p a r t m e n t s
2... Letters to the Editor -- Teach about Contraception -- Heresy! -- Good Timing -- Novena for Groups -- Fighting Bishops -- Belt-Tightening Suggestions -- WFF Is Impressive -- Challenge Program? -- Voices Provides Hope -- One Family's Witness -- On "Inclusive Language" -- Samples to Friends, Please -- What about Women? -- Remember the Little Ones

7... Inside Voices - Redemption is such a familiar term in Christianity that we may not always be fully aware of what the word means, and what it says about the human condition and the relationship of human beings to God our Creator and Redeemer. Why did Jesus "come to redeem the world"? Why do we need to be redeemed? From what?
by Helen Hull Hitchcock

15.. Voices Young Writer Award: The Price of Their Faith - The history of the conversion of the Northwest American Indian Tribes to the Catholic religion is a story filled with inspiration and tragedy. Paradoxically, the Indians sought the "Blackrobes", Catholic missionary priests, before the priests sought them.
by Margueritte McKenzie

20.. Bioethics Watch - Love, Health and Homosexuality - Although self-proclaimed experts in our society tend to characterize any concerns about homosexuality as homophobia and even hate, real love does not require approval of everything a person does but rather a commitment to the true well-being of that person.
by Nancy Valko, RN

32.. Donors and Memorials

35.. Affirmation for Catholic Women

F e a t u r e s

8... Families - Be What You Are - Pope John Paul II -- "Letter to Families" - excerpts

19.. Generation One-Third Dead - ...we cannot take the pro-life conservatism of our young people for granted. ... Generation Next. But if Generation One-Third Dead becomes Generation Pro-Choice, there will be no Generation Next.
by Jill Stanek

22.. New Body Language - ... "A New Language" is a welcome teaching aid that makes John Paul II's theology of the body more accessible to the Catholic layperson.
by Mary Ellen Bork

23.. On "The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality" - "Education for love" always points to chastity.
by Father Frederick Edlefsen

27.. The Passion for Christ - Facing Jesus Christ, in the awesomely complex simplicity of who He is, can be terrifying and shattering. Why? Because when you face Him, it is a decisive moment. And when you really encounter Him, you can never be the same.
by Sheila Gribben Liaugminas

30.. Invented "Rituals" No Substitute for Prayer - ... tired rituals from 1970s feminists would not matter, except that they are being used as a substitute for real prayer ...
by Joanna Bogle

Back Cover - Victimæ Paschalii - Easter Sequence

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