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Last week I was in Cebu, the Philippines, for the International Eucharistic Congress, an event that occurs in the Church every four years. I was happy to go, especially with sixty pilgrims, … more
It’s strange in a way... I’m referring to the January 22nd anniversary of the morbid Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion One would think this would be a terribly … more
One thing that, in the minds of some, threatens the hoped-for happiness of 2016 is that it is an election year! From what I hear, a lot of us are already fatigued by the campaigning that even now … more
These words come to you at Christmas, with assurances of my love, best wishes, and prayers. Think about the world today, and two words somberly come to mind.   One is darkness. … more
Last Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis inaugurated a Year of Mercy in St. Peter’s Basilica. As he requested, I’ll do the same, with every … more
“Gratitude,” claims Saint Augustine, “is the beginning of all holiness.” Whom am I to judge the great Augustine? What I might ask, though, is why God would even desire … more
Nature is dying. While I enjoy autumn, with the changing leaves, (since I don’t have to rake a yard full of fallen leaves), gradual chill, shorter days, and graying skies, I can’t … more
October 26, 2015 It’s good to be back in New York after almost four weeks in Rome for the Synod of Bishops on the Family. I have written a few blog posts to keep you updated on the synod (which … more
This column comes from Rome, where I am participating in the Synod of Bishops on the family. What comes up here so often is how important our Catholic schools are to keeping families strong and … more
I couldn’t quite keep a diary during those exhilarating hours of the Holy Father’s visit to us, because I was a bit preoccupied! But images, words, and events are branded in my memory … more
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