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December 4, 2014

Mass at Tyburn Shrine

Introduction It is moving beyond words to be here at the Martyrs’ Altar, above which stands the replica of Tyburn Tree, and to celebrate here the Holy Mass, which was at the center of the lives of the martyrs who gave their lives at Tyburn, just some 200 yards from where we are right now....
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Catholic Review Column: Advent, the Perfect Spiritual Wake-up Call

The Scriptures for the First Sunday of Advent contained two messages that could well serve as a guide for us as we embark on our Advent journey toward Christmas: “Don’t be drowsy” and “Be vigilant – in the right way.” How much we are like the Apostles who could not stay awake even an hour...
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Reflecting on our Advent journey 5 years ago: Flying to China

You might think that because John and I have traveled twice to China, we are great travelers.It’s not true.Five years ago today when John and I boarded the plane to travel to Beijing, we had been married for more than five years, and we had never flown together. Only the
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Advent: the perfect spiritual wake-up call

The Scriptures for the First Sunday of Advent contained two messages that could well serve as a guide for us.
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Fund to benefit ‘retired’ religious gives back to those who have given

“I can’t even spell the word ‘retired,’ ” quipped Brother Malcolm O’Sullivan, a Brother of Christian Schools.
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