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Catholic school education is the best gift you can give a child

Catholic Schools Week (CSW) is traditionally a week where the Catholic community within the United States honor and celebrate Catholic schools.

He Brings Glad Tiding to the Poor

What’s your typical reaction to self-help gurus?

Baptism of Jesus

During Advent we accompanied John the Baptist who was preparing the way of the Lord.

The Free Solo of Jesus Christ

Recently, I was able to see the new film, Free Solo, which tells the true story surrounding Alex Honnold’s June 3, 2017 climb up the face of “El Capitan,”

Historical details and the Christian proposition

In the beginning of this Christmas gospel, we get a curious detail.

Making Room

It is a simple, good-natured thing when we see it.

Prepare the Way of the Lord

On this Second Sunday of Advent, our readings draw our attention to St. John the Baptist and his role as one who prepares the way of the Lord.

Stumbling Out of the Gate

There is a term, borrowed from horse racing, that aptly describes getting off to a bad start:

What kind of Kingdom is Christ’s

We say it every Mass and every time we pray a rosary

Preparing for a Meeting

“But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” James 1:22 This time next week I will be in Baltimore at the annual meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. These meetings are the annual occasion for the bishops to make important decisions that will impact the life of the […]

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April 19, 2019
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