October 3, 2013

Votive Mass of Saint Edmund Campion, Priest and Martyr

Worthy Supreme Knight and Mrs. Anderson, Msgr. Valenzano, Lord Nicholas, Lord Alton, and dear friends in Christ, I. Introduction It is an honor for me and an honor for this local Church to receive here in this Oratory these precious relics: the crucifix of Saint Thomas More, and a relic of Saint Edmund Campion, a...
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Despite shutdown, business as usual for Catholic Charities’ programs

Across the country, federally-funded programs are reportedly halting services due to the partial government shutdown.
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Called to New Evangelization: Lay Ecclesial Ministry and Forming Intentional Disciples

Last April Archbishop William Lori called on lay people serving in leadership and formative roles in our parishes and schools to save the date for what he hopes to be the First Annual Convocation of Lay Ecclesial Ministers. Yesterday we gathered at the Church of the Nativity in Timonium, men
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7 Quick Takes Friday (Baba’s birthday, moving, caterpillars, and sandwiches)

— 1 —Today is John’s birthday! Earlier in the week the boys and I discussed what to buy for Baba’s gifts.“What do you think Baba likes best in all the world?” I asked, thinking maybe I’d get him a photo of his sons.“I know!” Leo said. “He likes Bigfoot best.”“Oh,”
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