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Above Anxiety: Is it possible to live without anxiety?

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 There are various types of anxiety; some natural and some represent clinical ilness that must be treated. In this talk, we discuss anxiety disorders as well as the bio-psycho-spiritual-social model for dealing with our stress and anxiety. 

Iron Sharpens Iron

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 Think of a time when someone just poured themselves into you through loving service.  What about their love to you impacted you?  How did it transform your sense of community with them and others?  

Fr. Michael Sorial discusses how in our family friendships we encourage one another, just as iron sharpens iron (Proverbs 27:17).

Responding to Fear

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 After a couple of incidents of hate against Indians in America, Fr. Vijay poses a challenging question - how do we respond to fear and hatred? 

 

FAITH & POLITICS: THE RED & THE BLUE Part 3

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Politics divides like no other but the Church should not be like the world when it comes to our allegiances and source of Unity. What can you do to not allow your words to divide the body of Christ? How does communion serve as a model for us on unity in spite of our differences? #Election2016

FAITH & POLITICS: THE RED & THE BLUE Part 2

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 What are the dangers of political idolatry? In what ways should Christians be “political”?  Join us as Fr. Michael discusses Faith & Politics in a this 3-part series entitled THE RED & THE BLUE.

FAITH & POLITICS: THE RED & THE BLUE Part 1

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At a time when our country is deeply divided politically, and with the upcoming election on everyone's mind, last Sunday in the Link we began a new 3-part series entitled. How have you seen political discussion affect relationships / friendships? Why do you think this happens? What would you suggest that people do when the subject of politics comes up? Join us as Fr. Michael discusses Faith & Politics in this series entitled THE RED & THE BLUE.

Loving Difficult People

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 CMANA Northeast Seminar

The Art of Communication - GROWING DEEPER WITH OTHERS

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 Can you think of a challenging conversation you have had? How would you describe communication that is effective?  We continued GROWING DEEPER WITH OTHERS in Part 3 as Makar Naguib discussed a message entitled "The Art of Communication."

Looking Inward to Overcome Outward Differences: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY

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What is the Church’s role in unifying all people (regardless of color, culture, gender, etc.) to the common faith? What is your role?  

As we begin Black History month, join us as we continue our discussion on THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH, as Fr. Michael challenges some common biases that divide peoples.