November 16, 2011

A rare birthday present for St. Joan of Arc

Pope Benedict XVI minces no words when he describes the medieval judges who interrogated and sentenced St. Joan of Arc to death 580 years ago. The French clergymen were aligned with St. Joan’s political opponents, the pope said in a Jan. 26 general audience, and they “lacked charity and the humility to see God’s action in...
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The Journey To NCYC begins

It’s 7:10 and we are boarding the bus here at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Essex. I’ve got my Pizza Johns adequate, but kind of overrated, pizza at my side.  The 12-hour ride (am I underestimating??) will end in Indianapolis, but we’ll switch buses at St. Ignatius in Ijamsville. It’s go time. See you...
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Why Does Baltimore Go To NCYC?

Current Loyola University Maryland assistant director of campus ministry Kristin Witte and Brian Johnson of Galveston-Houston join Margaret Brogden and Scott Miller from Baltimore at 2009's NCYC. More than 250 people from the Archdiocese of Baltimore will be heading to Indianapolis, starting with a bus trip tonight, for the National Catholic Youth Conference. And people...
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