September 14, 2017

School days, backup cameras, fun homework, and our brush with Dog Man fame (7 Quick Takes)

As I was walking our boys toward the school entrance yesterday morning, Leo ran on ahead to get inside. Daniel stayed back with me, but when we were still a distance from the school, he said, “Can you walk back to the car now?”
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Presence: Pastors embrace active role at K-8 schools

The Catholic Review visited with three priests who consider it a privilege to minister to a parish school.
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Sister Madeleine Chaffers, longtime educator, dies at 94

A funeral Mass for School Sister of Notre Dame Madeleine Chaffers was offered Aug. 28 at Villa Assumpta in Baltimore. Sister Madeleine died Aug. 19. She was 94 and a vowed member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 68 years.
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Archbishop Lori shows support for young immigrants facing possible deportation

In a show of support for young undocumented immigrants who could face deportation if the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is eliminated, Archbishop William E. Lori celebrated a Mass in Spanish at St. Patrick in Fells Point Sept. 13, assuring the immigrant community he stands with them.
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