November 16, 2017

Week in My Life 2017: Thursday

Morning comes quickly. As I get things ready for the day, I keep in mind that I will be at a work event late into the evening.
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Why poetry matters

Richard Wilbur died last month. He was, Dana Gioia said, the finest poet of his generation and the greatest American Christian poet since Eliot. 
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Legacy of caring: Sisters of the Good Shepherd leaving Baltimore

Sister Mary Carol called it a privilege to serve some of the most vulnerable people in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. As much as the sisters extended mercy to them, Sister Mary Carol said, the girls showed mercy back.
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Sister Elise Mary, S.S.N.D., served 58 years in Baltimore schools

School Sister of Notre Dame Elise Mary Saydah, who for 58 years served in the Archdiocese of Baltimore as an educator and administrator at St. Mary’s High School in Annapolis, the Institute of Notre Dame in Baltimore and Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson,  died Oct. 15.
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Movie Review: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

A formidable list of actors, including Albert Finney, Peter Ustinov and David Suchet, have taken on the role of Agatha Christie's famed Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.
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Mass is a time of silence and prayer, not idle chitchat, pope says

"The encounter with God is a living encounter," the pope said departing from his prepared remarks. "It is not an encounter of a museum, it is a living encounter. And we go to Mass, not a museum!"
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