December 3, 2015

Pope Francis and true mercy

When Pope Francis speaks of those on the margins, he does indeed mean people who are economically and politically disadvantaged, but he also means people who are cut off from the divine life, spiritually poor
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Finding joy in giving

By giving with the simple and genuine joy of a child, maybe we’ll find that our hearts are better prepared to welcome that infant to Bethlehem at Christmas.
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San Bernardino bishop urges prayers for unity, healing after shootings

San Bernardino Bishop Gerald R. Barnes urged people to pray for unity and healing after the mass shooting in San Bernardino.
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Ellicott City students add to glow of Maryland tree

The Maryland tree that will stand near the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C., will have decorations from Resurrection-St. Paul School.
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Remembering Archbishop John Carroll and his devotion to the Blessed Mother on the bicentennial of his death

December 3 has been an important day in my calendar for years now.It was on this date in 1815 that the first bishop in our United States went Home to our Lord. John Carroll, a native Marylander and Jesuit priest, was born on January 8, 1736 in Upper Marlboro, less
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Movie Review: ‘The Letters’

Given its inspiring subject matter, and the absence of any really problematic content, this appreciative but poorly handled profile makes suitable fare for all but the youngest viewers.
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