March 8, 2012

lessons from the consistory

The Catholic Review Editor’s note: The following text is excerpted from Cardinal O’Brien’s Mass of Thanksgiving homily, given March 4 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, Baltimore, Maryland. Since this is a Mass of Thanksgiving, may I begin by thanking each of you for your presence here today, as well as the many more,...
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Sky gazing is good for the soul

  God is a masterful artist. As I left my health club the other day and walked through the parking lot to my car, for some reason unbeknownst to me, I looked up toward the heavens. And there it was. I was staring at a breathtaking sunset sky, complete with bright orange, light pink
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Maryvale Preparatory names first lay president

Tracey Ford has been named the first lay president of Maryvale Preparatory School. Ford succeeds Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Shawn Marie Maguire, who has been president and headmistress of the Brooklandville school since 1981.
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Video: Merciful meals at Baltimore landmark

This month I take on hospital food at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. Lenten themes of healing, faith and food can come together perfectly in a hospital cafeteria, especially if it’s named after God’s mercy.
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Hibernians honor housing pioneer

When the simmering mortgage crisis boiled over in 2008, Vinnie Quayle – near the end of a long career of fighting the good fight – was tired.
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Video: St. Stephen students share the spirit

Nearly 300 students from St. Stephen School in Bradshaw completed an outreach project and more in an annual Lenten retreat.
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