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Father Esposito: Faith in the time of two quarantines

Friday, March 27, 20200157 The word “quarantine” as we use it today was first coined in 14th century Venice – the leaders of that most serene watery republic ordered a mandatory period of isolation for people arriving in ships during the Black Death outbreak. A sequence...

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Father Dankasa: Our Spirituality Too Needs Updating

When I was in seminary we were always told that the formation we received in the seminary was the beginning of our learning experience, not the end, that when we became priests we needed to stay updated with new information, new theology, new... Thursday, February 6, 2020

Bishop Burns: Meeting the Pope and Celebrating Faith

Today is Monday, Jan. 20, the first day of our Ad Limina visit. And what a joy it was for us to begin our Ad Limina visit with the Mass at the Tomb of St. Peter. And it was powerful. Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Father Bayer: Jägerstätter, a martyr for our times

I do not often go to the movies, but I do try to see everything I can by the director Terrence Malick, since I think he is for movies what Michelangelo was for marble — a master of the medium like no other. His most recent movie, “A Hidden... Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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