Benedictine nun who starred with Elvis returns to film

On Hollywood's red carpet Feb. 26, Black-habited Mother Dolores Hart was wearing something vintage.
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Active mind may decrease chances of Alzheimer’s

Dr. Barbara Ensor is hooked on Sudoku, the challenging 9-by-9 grid Japanese brainteaser seemingly everywhere lately in print and online. The challenge of Sudoku is that a number between one and nine can appear only once on each row, in each column and on each 3-by-3 area. The doctor realizes the puzzle is a way...
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Looking for Jesus in the Holy Land

By Christopher Gunty The Catholic Review “On entering the tomb they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a white robe, and they were utterly amazed. He said to them, ‘Do not be amazed! You seek Jesus of Nazareth, the crucified. He has been raised; he is not here. Behold the...
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The last dance as daddy’s little girl

Kimberly Hartman has been eagerly planning her June wedding for months now and after searching through typical father-daughter wedding songs, she and her parents decided on Heartland’s “I loved her first.” It is tradition for the father of the bride to dance with his daughter on her wedding day. This is the last dance that...
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Young Catholic urges donation of money

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Rich Halvorson is counting on 10 million Americans to fast with him Ash Wednesday, Feb. 21, and to donate the money they would have spent on food to what he terms “highly efficient” charities. Mr. Halvorson, a 25-year-old Catholic from Boise, Idaho, believes the donations could reach $50 million. The charities he’s...
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Explore ways to find love after 50

Mary Ann Leard learned how to lay laminate flooring by attending clinics at Home Depot on Saturday mornings. She attended to learn the skill, not to meet someone; however, Ms. Leard said that’s one good way for singles to meet people. “It takes the focus off yourself,” said the single 60-year-old president of the archdiocese’s...
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Same-sex marriage bill advances

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Senate is expected to begin debate Feb. 23 on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state.
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Movie Review: The Hunger Games

At first glance, the depressing futuristic premise of the Hunger Games makes it seem unlikely fare for youthful audiences.
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Committees in House of Delegates hear testimony on same-sex marriage

ANNAPOLIS – Catholic leaders continued their campaign in support of traditional marriage Feb. 10, testifying before members of the House of Delegates against a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland.
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Father Martin’s reflection: “The God of Surprises met me”

I asked the priests in the group to share their some of their reflections on the pilgrimage. Here’s one from Father Martin Burnham. – CG
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A high school upperclassmen’s guide for a freshman

Steward Beckham So, you’re a high school freshman a week into the school year, huh? Someone try to sell you an elevator pass yet? Not everyone is out to get you. Take Mount St. Joseph senior Steward Beckham for instance. He wrote the guide for freshmen below. Check it out. It might help you out....
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