Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien – Thoughts on Our Church

The following columns were written by Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien and appeared in the Catholic Review.

Hoy es un día monumental pues la Corte Suprema de los EE. UU. ha anulado Roe vs. Wade y, al hacerlo, afirmó que la constitución no confiere el derecho al aborto.

Today is a monumental day as the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade and in so doing affirmed that the constitution does not confer a right to abortion.

El 16 de junio, el día que conmemora la fecha histórica en 1865 cuando ocurrió la liberación del último grupo de afroamericanos esclavizados en Texas, es un día de celebración.

Throughout the pandemic, I have offered Masses for an end to this virus, and I continue to do so. Trusting in God, and seeking the intercession of our Blessed Mother, we hope and pray that this too will pass, and pass soon.

As we ordain these men to the priesthood this morning, and as look ahead to the ordinations slated in the next two years, we have reason to hope that soon, 20 new priests will be serving in the Archdiocese. Such a thing has not happened in here for nearly 75 years!

Throughout the pandemic, I have offered Masses for an end to this virus, and I continue to do so. Trusting in God, and seeking the intercession of our Blessed Mother, we hope and pray that this too will pass, and pass soon.

As you prepared for Today we celebrate the God who revealed himself as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. What God revealed to us about himself is not an abstract truth up in the clouds.your roles of leadership in the Order, you no doubt thought carefully about who your co-workers would be.

As you prepared for your roles of leadership in the Order, you no doubt thought carefully about who your co-workers would be.

There, in the heart of the Trinity, Father McGivney discovered the self-giving love of each of the Divine Persons.

Statement from Archbishop William Lori on shootings that occurred in Western Maryland on June 9: “With a heavy heart, I express my sorrow and sadness concerning the shooting that occurred…