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Thursday, April 22, 2021

A Call to Be “Fishers of Men”

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A Message from Father Peter Crowe Diocesan Director of Vocations In the Gospel of Mark, we hear about the calling of the first Apostles: Simon, Andrew,...

Why ‘Roe’ Must Go…

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Column by Bonnie Finnerty It’s been almost a half century, yet two Supreme Court decisions still divide our nation. In 1973, Roe v. Wade and...

The One Certain Truth of 2021

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Column by Laura Kelly Fanucci (CNS) “A baby is God’s way of saying the world should go on.” My mother spoke this truth a thousand times...

Begin New Year Embracing Capacity for God

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Column by Father Jonathan Dickson On January 1st, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Let me repeat that, “Mother of God.” This...

Advent: Always With Us

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Reflection by Lindsey Weishar “Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you.” Never before have Gabriel’s words struck me as they have this year. When...

CHURCH TEACHING W/ BISHOP MARK: Self-Serve Communion?

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By Bishop Mark Bartchak It seems pretty clever to think that individually packaged servings of bread and wine would be perfect during the current pandemic....

Giving Thanks for Father Gallitzin on the 250th Anniversary of His...

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A Reflection by Justin Kirkland During Advent, we all look forward to celebrating the birth of our Savior on Christmas Day, but here in the...

2020 According to the Gospel of Luke

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Column by Jonathan Nagy Many, myself included, feel like saying, “Good riddance!” to 2020! While there has been plenty of good, the bad seems to...

COMMENTARY: Mary of Guadalupe, Symbol of Hope and Renewal

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Column by Hosffman Ospino (CNS) The most popular Marian devotion among U.S. Catholics presently is the devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe. She is the...

Prepare the (Digital) Way of the Lord

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Column by John Grosso (CNS)Multiple times in the past few months, when discussing the horrors of this year, a friend has half-jokingly said, “If Jesus...
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