March 5, 2015

Catholic Review Column: Dying with Dignity

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting Stella Maris in Timonium. Operated by the devoted Sisters of Mercy, Stella Maris provides, among other things, hospice care for people who are terminally ill. They do this at both their locations as well as in the homes of patients, putting the needs and comfort of their patients...
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Statement Regarding the Death of Edward Cardinal Egan

Archbishop William E. Lori, who succeeded Edward Cardinal Egan as Bishop of Bridgeport, CT, issued the following statement today upon learning of the death of his predecessor. “I was saddened to learn earlier today of the sudden death of His Eminence, Cardinal Egan. During my years as Bishop of Bridgeport I came to know Cardinal...
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Pope plans to canonize St. Therese’s parents during family synod

Pope Francis is expected to canonize Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux.
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Pope: Putting trust in world, not God, blinds people to needs of others

When people trust in the world more than in God, their heart becomes numb and their eyes blind to those in need, Pope Francis said.
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Making my own positive parenting checklist

As I was reading this positive parenting checklist, which offers a list of 17 things parents can do to be better parents, my mind started spinning.Yes, there are so many things I can do better as a parent—and there are some great ideas on this list. I could listen better,
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