May 26, 2011

I Have Come To Serve

The Catholic Review It was 2:00 a.m. I was in the midst of a four-hour layover in the Anchorage, Alaska airport, drowsy and sluggish and looking forward to my connection to Japan to visit our military members and their families. I was in no shape or mood for evangelizing, but off to the side sensed...
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Review: The Hangover Part II

NEW YORK - Let’s save some time here regarding “The Hangover Part II” (Warner Bros.) by recalling how we described its predecessor two years ago: “a 100-minute assault of loutish behavior, violence, racial stereotypes and male nudity strung along a thin plot.”
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Editor of Vatican paper says he received miracle from St. Pope Pius X

VATICAN CITY - The editor of the Vatican newspaper said he was cured of a childhood disease through the intercession of St. Pope Pius X.
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Jerusalem bishop: Obama’s speeches showed progress, but not enough

JERUSALEM - U.S. President Barack Obama’s two recent speeches on the Mideast showed “some progress,” but they were “not sufficient,” said Bishop William Shomali, chancellor of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.
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Camp Me Too helps young people recover from loss

This week’s Catholic Review features a story about a bereavement camp put on by the Stella Maris Center for Grief and Loss in mid-May. The camp was really moving and I’ve provided a video to give some greater insight into what happened and how the children grew during the weekend.
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