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Lessons in empathy

Everything I need to know, I learned at home and St. Rose of Lima School.
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‘One small step’ 50 years ago advanced human knowledge

Fifty years after men first walked on the moon, humans continue to seek something beyond us.
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A dad at heart

No, my father wasn’t famous, but he was my dad. He passed away in 2003. And just like Kelly Conway said of her father, my siblings and I would say, “We knew he would have to leave us someday, but that day came too soon.” 
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Spring cleaning with the ‘Trash Bashers’

The Trash Bashers of St. Mary of the Assumption in Govans take pride in their attempts to beautify York Road.
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Of joy, and Father Jeff

Father Jeff Dauses recently gave the gift of life when he donated a kidney to a woman related to one of his parishioners at St. Andrew by the Bay in Annapolis.
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‘Pea toast’ and other sacrifices

We fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday and abstain from meat on the other Fridays of the season, but it’s not much of a sacrifice to splurge on lobster instead of beef as a Lenten meal.
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One more benefit of Catholic schools

Catholic Schools Week always serves as a time to reflect upon the many gifts that those institutions give us: a solid education, a deeper faith and lasting friendships.
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East-side Samaritans

Catholic institutions in East Baltimore are working to help address the systemic problems that lead to poverty and homelessness.
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Gospel of Capra

This year the Christmas classic “It’s A Wonderful Life” hit closer to home than ever for Managing Editor Paul McMullen.
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Combat disaster fatigue with compassion

Harden not your heart. Combat disaster fatigue with compassion.
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Teach your parents

Paul McMullen finds boundless inspiration from young people.
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I have seen the face of Christ

Many years ago, I read an essay that pointed out that the church – whose head is Christ – must have a dual nature: like Jesus, both divine and human. If the church were not human, it would not be riddled with sinners and all that sin brings into our lives; but if the church...
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