September 15, 2016

NDP teacher, ‘history nerd,’ fit in at GW’s Mount Vernon

Notre Dame Prep history teacher earns summer fellowship to study at George Washington's plantation in Virginia.
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September always leads to October (Baseball, the Orioles, eschatology and Heaven)

As a priest and a big baseball fan, I always enjoy watching Baltimore Orioles games after a hard day’s work – with some Tostitos and salsa in my lap and my “eyes of faith” wide open.This is the start of the best time of the year for baseball fans. September
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Changing canon law, pope brings Latin and Eastern practices closer

In a change to church law, Latin-rite Catholic deacons may not preside at a wedding when one or both of the new spouses are members of an Eastern Catholic church.
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Vatican: Abortion, attempted suicide always obstacles to ordination

The sacredness of human life is so absolute that performing or helping procure an abortion or attempting suicide is an obstacle to ordination as a Catholic priest, even if the man was not Catholic at the time the events occurred, said a new Vatican ruling.
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Among eight accepted into priestly formation program, two from Cameroon

Eight young men, including two from Africa and two who have just graduated from high school, have been accepted into seminary.
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