January 19, 2016

Why I am pro-life

When I was a child, every time my parents were expecting a baby, they spoke of how fortunate we were. Every baby is a gift from God, they told me. I wondered why God had given six children to our family. How could we be so, so lucky? But we were.
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Another tribute to the powerful intercession of Saint Anthony: Patron saint of lost items

Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231)My Facebook memories “On this day” reminded me that it was two years ago when I first called for shared stories about the intercession of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of finding lost and stolen items.Many Catholics recall the familiar jingle
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Four Western Maryland churches unite to form Divine Mercy Parish

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has announced the formation of a new parish in Western Maryland.
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Puerto Rico archbishop’s political opinion finds its way to Supreme Court

The gist of a Catholic archbishop's opinion, rendered in a commentary in a national magazine, is the basis of a U.S. Supreme Court case.
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Doing service with children: Working to inspire hearts for others

Most days we’re just trying to get out the door without forgetting a backpack. But in the midst of the mostly fun chaos of our lives, my husband and I are trying to raise children with loving hearts. We talk to them about people who are in need, locally and around
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