February 1, 2018

Fresh chocolate chip cookies, Groundhog Day, potato peeling, fun at the office, and more (7 Quick Takes)

Last weekend when I made chocolate chip cookies, I made a big double batch and ended up with way too many.
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A boy and his dog

I think it’s fair to say that my dog saved my life. I would come home from grade school at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Essex. Our little apartment was empty. My father was absent. My mother was working. My older brother and sisters were either in school or at work. But my dog,...
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Church must ‘speak and live in truth’ to combat racism, bishop says

The Catholic Church must confront the sin of racism, listen to people who have been oppressed, and seek reconciliation in part by promoting people of color into leadership roles, said Bishop George Murry of Youngstown, Ohio.
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Movie Review: ‘Darkest Hour’

The spotlight shines brightly on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour" (Focus), a historical drama about political leadership and backroom intrigue during a pivotal moment of World War II.
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Grad returns to St. Margaret to give thanks – and give back – to Casey Cares

Calvert Hall sophomore was a kindergartner at St. Margaret School when he was diagnosed with cancer, a travail made easier by the Casey Cares Foundation.
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