Ministry News

I wish you angels

My wish for you, not just for today, but for the rest of your life is that you will always find a guardian to guide you.
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College graduates urged, implored to change the world

College graduations often include an encouraging push by commencement speakers for graduates to go out and make a difference in the world. This year's ceremonies at Catholic colleges and universities around the country were no different, but there may have been a little more urgency in the advice.
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Yard sales, commencement joy, cotton candy for breakfast, and free Easter egg dye (7 Quick Takes)

I could write quick takes or take care of the pile of dirty dishes in the sink. I think we both know which one I picked.
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Calvert Hall athletics caps a spring to remember

At Calvert Hall College High School in Towson, athletes expect to play into late spring. That was never more evident than this year, when historic runs by the lacrosse and baseball teams capped a memorable season for the Christian Brothers school’s varsity programs. Calvert Hall had more than 200 athletes participate in six varsity sports, and each performed well in...
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Vatican official: Easter attacks were an act against all of Sri Lanka

One of the Vatican's top officials visited Sri Lanka to show solidarity with Catholics still reeling from the Easter suicide bombings that claimed more than 250 lives and injured more than 400.
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Washington’s new archbishop urges renewed faith amid recent challenges

During his installation ceremony as the new archbishop of Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory acknowledged the struggles that have recently impacted the Catholic Church and urged Catholic leaders and laity not to lose faith.
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People-to-people diplomacy suggested to ease U.S.-Iran tensions

Steps to open avenues for people-to-people diplomacy would go a long way to tamp down tensions between the United States and Iran, said a U.N. representative of Pax Christi International.
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Pastorate planning focuses on mission priorities

Over the past 18 months, nine pilot pastorates and eight Phase IA pastorates have taken Archbishop Lori’s pastoral letter and Pope Francis’ words in “Evangelii Gaudium” (“The Joy of the Gospel”) to heart, considering what it means to be a pastorate that is “suitably channeled for the evangelization of today’s world rather than for her self-preservation” and rethinking the “goals,...
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Throwing away food is like throwing away people, pope says

Pope Francis condemned food waste, saying throwing away food is like throwing away people.
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A graduation address by the rider-less Preakness horse, Bodexpress

If you run the race you were meant to run, if you do it with heart and conviction and joy, you will discover you don’t need the winner’s circle. Because you will already have won.
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Washington’s archbishop plans to get ‘out in field’ to meet people, listen

The "first and most important thing" is "getting out in the field and meeting the people," Archbishop Gregory told Catholic News Service in a May 17 interview.
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Calvert Hall, Curley claim MIAA lacrosse titles with dominant performances 

Calvert Hall became the first lacrosse program to win three straight A Conference championships since the early 1950s with its 17-5 defeat of St. Mary's.
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