October 14, 2013

‘Politics is one of the highest forms of charity’

Speaking to a group of students earlier this summer, Pope Francis made some stunning assertions about the importance of Christian involvement in the public square.
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Who fills the gap during the shutdown?

A week into the federal government shutdown, it seems that no progress is being made.
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Our Lady of Fatima and Pope Francis’ consecration of the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

  I first saw the classic movie “The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima”  in the 1960s when I was a child at the now-closed Sacred Heart of Mary School in Graceland Park. Only a few details remain in my mind from that childhood viewing: the lovely voice of the beautiful Lady
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Our turn with Ginger, the kindergarten cat

Last Monday when I went to pick Leo up from school, he couldn’t wait to show me what he had inside his backpack.There it was: his classroom’s stuffed cat. It was Leo's turn to take Ginger home for a whole week.Our assignment was to take pictures of the cat spending
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