October 10, 2015

125th Anniversary Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart

Introduction: 125 Years of Vowed Service It is always a joy for me to offer Mass here at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen but tonight I have a special reason for rejoicing. We are celebrating the closing Mass of the 125th Anniversary Year of the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart. This is a...
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Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2015 – Women’s Conference

Introduction I am delighted to have the opportunity to gather with you this morning for the Maryland Catholic Women’s Conference. I would like to thank Jeanne Link and all who organized this important gathering here at Mount Saint Mary’s University, the Mount that is so dear to Our Blessed Lady. May this be a day...
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Reflections from the road: Feet for Francis Day 7

“CAR!”Recounting thoughts from Sept. 26, I am writing mid-day Oct. 10. The morning started with a 10-mile run with the Baltimore Pacemakers through the beauty of the Loch Raven watershed. Taking my customary position at the back of the pack, I heard an auto behind me and reflexively yelled the
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Why we visit the cemetery

Autumn is here. The trees are starting to change color and everywhere we turn there are pumpkins and signs of Halloween.This is a beautiful time of year, a vibrant season of abundance and color. It’s also the season when we said goodbye to our nephew and cousin Georgie two years
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