Preparation, Prudence, Prayer

As the coronavirus crisis deepens across the world, allow me to suggest three ways by which we can respond in a way consistent with our Catholic faith. For ease of remembrance, I can call this advice the “three p’s.”

Preparation: It is important that in every aspect Read More ››

“Who do you say that I am?”

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In an age when most people see Christianity as a religion filled with complex rules and doctrines that are not easily reconciled with modern, secular society, Saint John Henry Newman offers us this reflection:

“May God the Father give us a heart and understanding to realize, as Read More ››

CRS brings Christ’s light

This Monday, I traveled to the headquarters of Catholic Relief Services in Baltimore to continue my orientation work and to meet the staff. It gave me an opportunity to thank everyone at CRS for the extraordinary work that they do on behalf of the poor, marginalized, Read More ››

Praying for our Families

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Tuesday is the first time that the Feast of Our Lady of Loreto is being celebrated throughout the whole church, being elevated to the rank of a Memorial on the Church’s universal calendar. Pope Francis made this decision earlier this year and it expresses his great Read More ››