June 21, 2016

Fortnight for Freedom, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Opening Mass

I. Introduction: The Faithful Witness A. Tonight we celebrate the opening Mass of the 2016 Fortnight for Freedom, returning to this, the first Cathedral in the United States, a Cathedral that was under construction even as “a new nation conceived in liberty” began to take shape. But we are not here tonight to argue a...
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After Orlando: To make myself safe

Women hold candles during a June 13 vigil in Los Angeles for the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. A lone gunman, pledging allegiance to the Islamic State terrorist group, killed 49 people early June 12 at the nightclub. (CNS photo/Lucy Nicholson, Reuters)There
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Archbishop Lori’s Homily: Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva

St. Josemaria himself had always believed that he was a child of God yet it was only later that he experienced the truth and beauty of this teaching.
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