July 31, 2016

Knights of Columbus WYD Mercy Centre Arena, Mass for Leaders and Volunteers

I. Introduction A. As we gather for this holy Mass, we stand in closest spiritual solidarity with our Holy Father Pope Francis, and with more than a million young people who joined with him in the celebration of Holy Mass at the Campus Misericordiae. During these past days, it has been our privilege to host...
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Praying for Ellicott City after devastating flash flood

I had never seen Ellicott City’s historic downtown until John suggested that we go to dinner there on our first date 13 years ago. After a Saturday evening Mass at St. Mark’s in Catonsville, we drove into the town and enjoyed dinner together at Cacao Lane.Then we walked together, as we
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World Youth Day closes: Celebrating with the Mass(es)

By Rachel MorinA pilgrim from the Archdiocese of Baltimore, a parishioner of St. Louis in Clarksville and a rising sophomore at UMBC in Catonsville.KRAKOW, Poland - This morning I woke up next to a million people.The sun rose over the edge of the valley as we all started to sit
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Don’t tuck life away, take risks, pope tells young people at closing Mass of World Youth Day

Take risks and do not let life's obstacles get in the way of encountering the true joy and life that Jesus can give, Pope Francis said.
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A lesson in gratitude

On the first morning of what was going to be one of the most important years of his childhood (loose teeth, bike rides, First Eucharist, cursive handwriting, acting classes), Collin woke up with a bad case of the greedy gimmes.  He woke up begging me to open his gifts. With
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