June 24, 2020

Kirk Gaddy, black Catholic educator and father figure to many, dies suddenly at 55

A lifelong parishioner of Historic St. Francis Xavier in Baltimore and major influence in the education of black youths from pre-K to college, Gaddy was in his second stint on the staff at St. Frances Academy, where he had been in the class of 1983. 
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Bishops praise Bolivians who seize drug-trafficking plane at airstrip

Bishops in Bolivia's Amazon region praised residents of a small town who seized a light plane, apparently owned by drug traffickers, that had violated their ban on landing at the local airstrip.
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Today: Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

"You, child, will be called prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way."
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