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En años pasados, el Papa Francisco ha llamado a todos los católicos a convertirse en “Discípulos Misioneros”. Este término ciertamente no es una idea nueva. A lo largo de mi marcha en el … more
On Saturday evening, June 1, more than 200 people were in our church at 8 p.m. They were … more
You worry me, Doctor Franz,” says a young SS officer at a Nazi-era clinic for special needs children in Stephen Unwin’s play “All Our Children.” “This is a sacred task, and we need … more
In light of the continued publicity of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy over the last 50 years and some comments that I have heard from some very devout people, I have decided to write about my … more
I wisely started with a map, and made the story fit,” J.R.R. Tolkien once said of his epic mythological novel “The Lord of the Rings.” His writing process entailed immersing himself within the … more
Seventh-grader Amy Zocchi of St. Peter School in Poughkeepsie is the winner of this year’s Catholic Education Night essay contest. The topic was, “How Can I Be a Witness for Christ When I … more
Losing is hard. No one likes to lose. I imagine that’s why kids today are taught that everyone’s a winner. Losing hurts. more
Losing is hard. No one likes to lose. I imagine that’s why kids today are taught that everyone’s a winner. Losing hurts. On Jan. 22, 2019, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the … more
Johannes Vermeer’s “Allegory of the Catholic Faith” provides … more
Currently in The Frick Collection’s Cabinet Gallery, The Charterhouse of Bruges exhibit sheds light on the intersection of religion, art and patronage in late medieval northern Europe. The … more
El proceso de cuatro años del V Encuentro ha sido largo y arduo para muchos y ha impartido numerosas bendiciones. En los últimos meses, el proceso ha continuado en silencio, pero estoy aquí para … more
Two events embodying the Paschal Mystery bracketed my Easter Sunday. On April 13, my wife and I flew to Paris for Holy Week to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary and her birthday. We arrived in … more
One hundred thirty years ago, on March 31, 1889, a humble Italian nun was greeted upon her arrival in New York by the unpleasant news that her accommodations were not ready and her plans to establish … more
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