May 8, 2014

Catholic Review Column: The Joy of the Gospel, Part 6 of 9

In our daily work, we all face temptations. Sometimes it’s the temptation to get ahead at any cost. At other times, there are temptations to take short cuts. Then there is the temptation to give in to discouragement when things don’t go as they should. In the second part of his exhortation, “Evangelii Gaudium” (The...
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Seton Keough’s new president well-versed in Catholic education

Donna Bridickas, the product of an all-girls’ Catholic high school, champions single-gender education.
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Sister Martha Joseph Rooney, O.S.F., dies

A funeral Mass for Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia Martha Joseph Rooney will be offered May 9 at St. Ann Convent Chapel in Tacoma, Wash. Sister Martha Joseph died May 2. She was 91.
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Sister Elizabeth McGlynn, S.S.N.D., dies

A funeral Mass for School Sister of Notre Dame Elizabeth McGlynn was offered May 7 at the chapel at Villa Notre Dame in Wilton, Conn. Sister Elizabeth died May 3. She was 83.
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2014 Knott scholars announced

The Knott Scholarship Funds has announced the 21 winners of this year’s Knott Scholarship Competition.
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What happens when you’re unprepared for the inevitable?

If your parent, sibling, child or best friend died today, what would you do tomorrow?
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Munchkins for Moms, the more the Mary-er, an epic selfie contest, and foot-long hot dogs (7 Quick Takes Friday)

—1—As Mother's Day approaches, I’m on the Munchkins for Moms circuit—preschool yesterday and elementary school today. I am being showered with gifts and cards and hugs and kisses. I even got to take the first turn in "I Spy" during dinner tonight. It's wonderful.Daniel answered a few questions about his
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