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Viewpoint: The Way of the Cross continues

February 11th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

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In his strong identification with the poor and vulnerable, Jesus makes it perfectly clear that when we meet the needs of these least brothers and sisters, we are ultimately serving him. And when we – as individuals, churches, states and nations – do not adequately meet the needs of the down-trodden, we have failed to do good to Jesus.

With so many countless fellow human beings needlessly suffering, Jesus’ own suffering continues on to this very day – in them and with them. Read more »

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Pope tells priests Year of Mercy means unpaid overtime, but God will provide joy

February 11th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis told Rome’s priests that offering God’s mercy during the jubilee year will mean lots of unpaid overtime. Read more »

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Sunday Scripture Readings, Feb. 14, 2016

February 11th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized Tags:

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Feb. 14, First Sunday of Lent

            Cycle C. Readings:

            1) Deuteronomy 26:4-10

            Psalm 91:1-2, 10-15

            2) Romans 10:8-13

            Gospel: Luke 4:1-13

The most frequently asked question of Catholics at this time of year is, “What are you giving up for Lent?” Giving things up and doing extra things is definitely a big part of the Lenten season. I suppose another big question is how long will we keep firm in these intentions before totally failing at Lent. Read more »

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Pope asks Mexican people for time alone at Guadalupe during his Feb. 12-17 visit

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VATICAN CITY — In a video message one week before his apostolic visit, Pope Francis asked the people of Mexico for some time alone during his visit to pray before the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Read more »

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Historic first: Pope Francis to meet with Russian Orthodox patriarch

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VATICAN CITY — After almost three decades of tense Catholic-Russian Orthodox relations, Pope Francis will meet Patriarch Kirill of Moscow Feb. 12 in Cuba on the pope’s way to Mexico.

It will be the first-ever meeting of a pope and Moscow patriarch, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, told reporters Feb. 5. Read more »

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Sunday Scripture Readings, Feb. 7, 2016

February 4th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized Tags:

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Feb. 7, Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Cycle C. Readings:

1) Isaiah 6:1-2a, 3-8

Psalm 138:1-5, 7-8

2) 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 or 1 Corinthians 15:3-8, 11

Gospel: Luke 5:1-11

In today’s Gospel, Jesus calls his first disciples to follow him and join his mission to bring all people to God’s way of life. Read more »

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Wilmington natives mark jubilees with Maryknolls

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OSSINING, N.Y. — Two Wilmington natives are celebrating significant anniversaries with the Maryknoll Sisters in 2016. Read more »

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Confession is good for the pope and it’s good for your soul, too

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Parishes will add additional times for confession this Lent

Every day of each week this Lent in the Diocese of Wilmington there will be opportunities somewhere in Delaware or the Eastern Shore of Maryland to receive absolution for sins in the sacrament of confession.

During this Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis, Bishop Malooly has initiated a Lenten program in which each parish will add a second opportunity to confessions to its regularly scheduled time each week for the sacrament of reconciliation. Read more »

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Students’ service in focus during bishop’s visit to St. Mark’s

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WILMINGTON – Students at St. Mark’s High School celebrated their service to others during Mass with Bishop Malooly on Feb. 3 as the diocesan high school marked Catholic Schools Week. The national theme for the week is “Communities of faith, knowledge and service,” and those three goals have been a focus at St. Mark’s.

Service is not something that students do at St. Mark’s, a student said, “it’s who we are.”

Members of the Blue-Gold Club, Key Club, student council, Z Club and other groups told their schoolmates why they serve. Read more »

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Movie background: ‘Risen’ depicts the Resurrection from a skeptic’s point of view

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ROME — Hollywood is no stranger to movies depicting the life and death of Christ, trying to present Jesus from the perspective of the Gospels’ accounts of Jesus’ life and ministry from those closest to him. Read more »

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