June 4, 2012

Seven Men, Including Three Former Episcopal Priests, to be Ordained to the Catholic Priesthood on Saturday, June 9

On Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 a.m., Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, will ordain seven new Catholic priests, including four for the Archdiocese of Baltimore and three former Episcopal priests for the Catholic Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, created earlier this year by Pope Benedict XVI for Anglican groups and clergy...
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Pope opens possibility of US visit, says faith builds strong families

As he closed the World Meeting of Families, Pope Benedict XVI mentioned the possibility of a 2015 visit to the United States.
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Hope – the most underrated virtue

When we consider the theological virtues, love/charity first comes to mind, followed by faith, and lastly, almost as an afterthought, we consider hope. How many sermons have we heard on love and faith? Probably too many to count, but I cannot recall one homily on hope. Added to its neglect, hope
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Fly fishing creates bonds, instills appreciation for nature

For the past 11 years, I have attended an annual fishing camp with my father. The Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock gathers annually in Thurmont for a weekend long event. The organization teaches boys ages 8-18 about preservation and conservation of natural resources using the fundamentals of fishing, and primarily
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