March 18, 2015

Lenten dinners bring family closer together

It’s “no parents allowed” this Lent in the Smolka family kitchen.
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Repent and believe

Earlier this week, I was at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal with the Knights of Columbus. I learned about the Fatima apparitions when I was a child.
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Beyond the Bell: Mock trial is real competition

This year’s trial, prepared by more than 100 schools across Maryland, echoes recent news stories from Ferguson, Mo., and Sanford, Fla.
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Giving God a hug

Daniel was sitting at the kitchen table snacking while I cooked dinner.“Mama,” he said, and I could tell a question was coming. “Any time I give you a hug am I giving God a hug too?"I hesitated, but just for a moment. I glanced at our little boy, his bare
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