Holy Week 2014

Holy Week 2014 Schedule Palm Sunday, April 13: 10:30am Mass in the UMD Ballroom, and 8:00pm Mass in… [more]

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Theology of the Body

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The “Nothingness” Asked of the Twelve

The “Nothingness” Asked of the Twelve

BY POPE EMERITUS BENEDICT XVI “On their own, by the force of their own understanding, knowledge and will, they cannot do anything they are meant to do as Apostles. How could they possibly say “I forgive you your sins”? How could they conceivably say “This is my body” or impose their hands and pronounce the words “Receive the Holy Spirit”? Nothing that makes up the activity... [Read more...]

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI: The Purpose of Lent

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI: The Purpose of Lent

BY POPE EMERITUS BENEDICT XVI “The purpose of Lent is to keep alive in our consciousness and our life the fact that being a Christian can only take the form of becoming a Christian ever anew; that it is not an event now over and done with but a process requiring constant practice. Let us ask, then: What does it mean to become a Christian? How does this take place?… If individuals are to become Christians... [Read more...]

Advice for a Happy Life

Advice for a Happy Life

BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL’S CHARLES MURRAY “The transition from college to adult life is treacherous, and this is nowhere more visible than among new college graduates in their first real jobs. A few years ago, I took it upon myself to start writing tips for the young staff where I work about how to avoid doing things that would make their supervisors write them off. It began as a lark as I wrote tips with... [Read more...]

4 Obstacles That May Keep You From Sharing Your Faith

4 Obstacles That May Keep You From Sharing Your Faith

BY RYAN O’HARA “When something adds value to our lives we make it known. Whether it’s a new diet, latest task management app or a great television show, if it’s working for us, we bring it up in conversation with people we think might want to hear about it. But why does this principle seem to disappear for many of us Catholics when it comes to talking about our faith? Jesus and the Church have deeply... [Read more...]

Andrew Cuomo and the Sins of the Fathers

Andrew Cuomo and the Sins of the Fathers

“A Latvian woman was at my home this weekend and teared up when she learned of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Friday outburst that there’s “no place” in his state for pro-lifers and supporters of traditional marriage: “It reminds me of what I experienced under Communism back home, when we weren’t allowed to talk about religion in public. I came here and was so happy to be in a country where we could speak... [Read more...]

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