March 17, 2014

St. Patrick’s Day Homily

Introduction It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to offer Mass for the first time in this historic Church, dedicated to St. Patrick. Here, various bishops were ordained at sent forth as missionaries. I think in particular of Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget, who was consecrated by Archbishop Carroll in 1810 and sent to Bardstown,...
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St. Patrick Parade beats the snow

The proverbial luck of the Irish prevailed at Baltimore’s St. Patrick Parade.
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Get a pocket Bible, read it during your commute, pope recommends

If you get a seat on a crowded bus, you should use your travel time to read a few lines from the Bible, Pope Francis told members of a suburban parish.
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Mount St. Mary’s basketball chaplain knows the game

Mount St. Mary's basketball chaplain helps the Mountaineers maintain an even spiritual keel.
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Music Monday: A Salute to St. Patrick’s Day with “Be Thou My Vision” and “When Irish Eyes are Smiling”

The Irish High Holyday is finally here and I am multiplying the celebration with both the Wearing of the Green as well as my Irish birthday. As you can see, I was named for the saint of the day.For this week's Music Monday, I am sharing two great Irish tunes."Be
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