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Preparing for Lent: Frequently Asked Questions

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Why do we say that there are forty days of Lent? When you count all the days from Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday, there...

No Successful Life Exists Without Sacrifice

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Column by Jonathan Nagy In 1978, the Italian-born German adventurist, Reinhold Messner, along with his climbing partner, Peter Habeler, became the first people to successfully...

True Catholic Fatherhood/Godly Manhood

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By Father Rich Tomkosky This past Sunday, we celebrated Father's Day. We ask God’s blessings on all fathers, grandfathers and godfathers. We pray especially for...

SCHOOLS

Bishop Urges College Students To Remember Who They Are As Catholic...

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By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Logan Gottshall and Elisabeth Keim have an advantage as they head off to college this fall. Both are attending Christian and Catholic universities...

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Proclaim! TV

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Watch Proclaim! every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on WATM ABC 23 followed by the live broadcast of the Sunday Mass from Saint John Gualbert...

COMMENTARY

Meet Abby: Catholic Charities Intern Shares Her Summer Experience Assisting Those in Need

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My name is Abby Rose. I grew up in the Johnstown area and attended the Westmont School District. I am a student at the...

The Light of the Lord Accompanying our Entire Earthly Life – If We are...

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By Father Rich Tomkosky One thing we all should know, as we go through life here on earth and try to hopefully live our Catholic...

Holy Memories to Keep Us on Track and Help Us to Grow Closer to...

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By Father Rich Tomkosky On the Second Sunday of Lent, we always hear of the event of the Transfiguration in Matthew, Mark or Luke. This...

Was There Always Palm on Palm Sunday?

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By Father Al Ledoux The Church is preparing for Passion Sunday – or Palm Sunday as it is more commonly known. This is the day...

Why Are Human Beings So Interiorly Conflicted?

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By Father Rich Tomkosky One of the great mysteries of earthly life is how we humans can be so tortured, conflicted, full of existential angst...

SPIRITUALITY

Priests Offer Suggestions for a More Meaningful Lenten Journey

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By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Scripture tells us that when we pray or fast, we should do so in private.  On Ash Wednesday, however, we Catholics seek the...

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