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May 27, 2015

Catholic Review Column: Pentecost and Blessed Oscar Romero

This past weekend, our church celebrated two great events: Pentecost, which marks the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus, and the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was beatified in San Salvador where he served as archbishop until his assassination in 1980. Not coincidentally, our Holy Father, Pope...
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Sister Mary Rebecca Elkins, R.S.M., dies at 90

A funeral Mass for Sister of Mercy Mary Rebecca Elkins was offered May 22 at Mercy Villa.
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Is ‘Tomorrowland’ a Catholic movie?

Disney was a religious man, though not Catholic. But his optimism is matched by centuries of Catholic writing and teaching.
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Pentecost and Blessed Oscar Romero

Blessed Oscar Romero was a fearless advocate for the poor and the marginalized.
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At prayer walk, Bishop Madden floats ideas for helping West Baltimore

Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Denis J. Madden leads first prayer walk since the death of Freddie Gray Jr.
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Why I blog: How writing is part of my faith journey

Lately I have been thinking about why I blog.I write to reflect. I write to remember. I write to connect.I also write because I love words. Words help me make sense of the many thoughts I have swirling through my mind. Words bring order to the mostly wonderful chaos of
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