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October 5, 2017

True-life story shows how stray dog saved life of Hollywood writer-director

For a lot of people, surviving getting struck by lightning might be enough to change their life. Hollywood writer and director Mitch Davis lived through such an ordeal, but in the mind of Davis and his family, that’s not what turned their life around. It was a stray dog named Pluto, who is immortalized in...
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Two honored for support of Catholic schools in Frederick County

Al Edwards and Pam Zusi, longtime supporters of Catholic education, were honored with the 2017 John McElroy Award Oct. 3 by the Friends of Catholic Education. According to its mission statement, FOCE is “dedicated to providing a Catholic school education in Frederick County for all who seek it.” Since its founding in 1989, it has...
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Las Vegas Catholic shrine an initial place of refuge for shooting victims

WASHINGTON —The Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer— a white stucco church just off the Las Vegas Strip and dwarfed by giant hotels, casinos and flashing neon lights — has long been a spiritual oasis for tourists. The church, with a statue of Jesus, his arms outstretched, near its entrance, became a different source of...
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The Least of These: Spiritual works at work

“When people ask for prayer, I follow up with a note,” Nadolny said. “I want to know how they are doing, and to keep me updated. I also invite them to join the prayer group.”
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Movie Review: Flatliners

Comparisons to a spell spent sitting in your doctor's waiting room might be equally apt. Or a visit to limbo...
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Amen: Lessons learned about human life

My folks showed the face of Christ to those they met. They instilled respect for life in us.
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