February 25, 2010

Wasted Prayer

The Catholic Review I must not have been more than six or seven. My brothers and I would dutifully accompany my mother many a Monday night for the novena of the Miraculous Medal, a strong devotion of the day evidenced by a large parish church half-filled. The priest would lead the novena from the pulpit....
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Statement of the Bishops of Maryland on the Attorney General’s Opinion on Recognition of Out-of-State Same-Sex “Marriages”

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, joined Maryland-serving bishops, Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl of Washington and Bishop W. Francis Malooly of Wilmington in releasing the following statement. We take strong exception to Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler’s opinion that the state may recognize same-sex “marriages” performed in other jurisdictions. We trust our legislature and...
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Father Hilgartner to be among leaders of workshops on new missal

WASHINGTON – Registration is now open for a series of workshops to help prepare priests and diocesan leaders for implementation of the revised Roman Missal.
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Couple celebrates birth of twin girls doctors had advised they abort

WAYNE, N.J. – Perhaps the birth of the De Mayo identical twins Dec. 29 already might hint at the girls’ personalities, now beginning to form: Natalia, the smaller of the two, announced her arrival into the world by screaming. Melania, the larger of the two, came out of the womb sleeping.
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