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He has called you brave… Pope Francis continues to surprise us as he brings a lot to our attention that has previously gone unrecognized. Usually, as we watch a newly-married couple, or … more
Yes, I know he was a great Yankee, but, he was raised in my hometown of St. Louis, so, I have a double-claim on him. And one of Yogi Berra’s memorable lines was, “It ain’t over … more
One of the many things I enjoy about this Easter season is the readings at Mass from the Acts of the Apostles. St. Luke, the inspired author, tells us about the first days of the Church. Here … more
The glorious Easter season—Paschaltide—is a grand time of celebration. The joy of our Lord’s Resurrection from the dead is so radiant that it takes us fifty days to savor … more
As we enter the Sacred Triduum—Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter—I thank God for a special group of people: those who enter the Church at the Easter Vigil! Welcome! Congratulations! The … more
I am going to tell you something that I do not want to go any further. If I am quoted on this, I’ll get tons of criticism, so I am trusting you to keep a secret: The saint whose feast we … more
Following is Cardinal Dolan’s homily, which he delivered at the Funeral Mass for Cardinal Egan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral March 10.   “We adore Thee, O Christ, and we bless Thee! … more
I love getting greeting cards for special occasions.  Actually, I just finished reading my Christmas cards; then, many of you thoughtfully remembered January 26, the feast of my patron saint; … more
When I am working in my office or relaxing in my sitting room with a good book, I often have the local classical music radio station playing in the background. While I hardly claim to be an … more
Monday, February 2, was the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, when we celebrate—not Groundhog Day!—but the bringing of the infant Jesus—forty days old—to the Temple by our Blessed Mother … more

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