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Father Gollob: Memories fuel future hopes

Thursday, October 18, 2018018 Recently, I had a “throwback” day in my memory bank as the curch celebrated the feast day of St. John XXIII. It was also a day when our Salvadoran community was gearing up to welcome their beloved Archbishop Oscar Romero to the ranks of...

Father Esposito: The apocalypse that we need now

Thursday, October 18, 2018031 My friend Father Josh Whitfield of St. Rita Catholic Church recently wrote a fine Dallas Morning News op-ed in which he suggests that America is experiencing a political and cultural unraveling, both of which are symptoms of a more terrible...

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Father Esposito: The cosmos that puts chaos to flight

By Father Thomas Esposito Special to The Texas Catholic Almost every semester, I teach a course for freshmen at the University of Dallas entitled “Understanding the Bible,” though most students prefer the hipster nickname of “Under the... Saturday, September 22, 2018

Father Bayer: Trust in God as he leads us into true freedom, love

By Father John Bayer Special to The Texas Catholic I recently saw The Greatest Showman, which is an enjoyable movie-musical about the Barnum & Bailey Circus. The music and dancing are really fun, and the main moral of the story is one I... Thursday, September 6, 2018

Father Esposito: Prophetic witness in the face of scandal

>“Thus says the Lord God: Behold, I am coming against these shepherds. I will take my sheep out of their hand and put a stop to their shepherding my flock, so that these shepherds will no longer pasture them. I will deliver my flock from their... Saturday, August 25, 2018

Father Mower: Remembering Father Tim

Last week, when Father Tim’s wife, Linda, asked if I would preach the homily today, I was very honored, but more than a little intimidated. You see, Father Tim was a wonderful homilist, and I knew that I would not measure up to his standard. ... Thursday, August 23, 2018

Father Gollob: Past tributes inspire path to future peace

June was full of immigration news. Pope Francis asked his universal flock to be a welcoming and loving community in support of those who were fleeing from violence and harm. Our American bishops had just answered that call by reminding each Catholic... Friday, July 20, 2018

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