June 19, 2016

12th Sunday C, OLPH, Blessing of Doors, Adoration Chapel, and Altar

I. Introduction: “Who Do You Say That I Am?” A. Years ago, as a seminarian at Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, I took a final examination in a course called “Christology”, a course that dealt with the identity and saving mission of Jesus. Among other things, we were questioned about the precise meaning of...
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Priest born deaf urges sacraments for children with disabilities

All children have a right to religious education and access to the sacraments, said a priest who was born deaf and became blind.
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Q&A with Archbishop Lori on religious liberty: Part I

In the first of a two-part report on religious liberty, Archbishop William E. Lori stresses importance of the witness of lay Catholics.
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Stars and stripes and unplanned anniversary picnics forever

Planning is not my strength. Not too long ago my youngest sister, Treasa, mentioned that our parents’ 45th anniversary was today.My parents aren’t the type of people who would want a large party—which is good because we didn’t have time to plan one.Maybe we could take my parents to Mass
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