June 16, 2015

Growing old gratefully

Growing old gratefully is what poet Robert Browning had in mind when he opened his poem "Rabbi Ben Ezra" with these words: "Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be. The last of life for which the first was made. Our times are in His hand. Who saith 'A whole I planned,...
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2015 Graduate Profile: Catholic High leader shares science, debate skills

The path for women in the field of science has often been seen as difficult and daunting. Not, however, for Sarah Nakasone.
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Four to be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Baltimore

Archbishop William E. Lori will ordain four men to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Baltimore during a 10 a.m. Mass June 20 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland.
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From Uganda to Baltimore: Deacon sees upcoming archdiocese priesthood as ‘missionary vocation’

Visa difficulties will prevent Deacon Ouma's parents, who live in Uganda, from being present for their son's priestly ordination.
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Pope: Concern for poor is sign of Gospel, not red flag of communism

Focusing on poverty and sacrificing for the poor are the heart of the Gospel, not signs of communism, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass. Furthermore, if Christians don’t dig deep and generously open up their wallets, they do not have “genuine faith,” the pope said June 16.
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Saying goodbye to preschool

Today our younger son graduates from preschool.It’s really not a big deal.I mean, it’s preschool.He’s learned his letters and his numbers. He can draw a fantastic truck. He is a master pumper on those swings. And he knows every school rule—and sometimes follows them.Preschool is preschool. It’s a starting point.
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