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You will make it through December, and you won’t be too...

By Brian T. Olszewski, editor The Catholic Virginian Diocese of Richmond During the early '80s, when I moonlighted as a disc jockey at a country music station...

Jack Scarbath, standout Maryland QB, leader of St. Patrick’s Chapel Historical...

Jack Scarbath, the president of the St. Patrick’s Chapel Historical Society in Cecil County, Md., died Dec. 6. He was 90 and a member...

Shining a light on Advent at St. Francis de Sales parish...

A pleasant late autumn evening drew parishioners gathered for the Advent Tree Lighting on Nov. 28 at St. Francis de Sales Parish in Salisbury,...

We can still celebrate with each other, enjoying the essentials of...

Flip back through photos and you'll see how different Christmas will look this year. No Nativity pageant at church. No Christmas concert at school....

First Sunday of Advent: Make a new spiritual beginning

Sunday Scripture readings Nov. 29, 2020: First Sunday of Advent 1) Is 63:16-17, 19, 64:2-7 Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 2) 1 Cor 1:3-9 Gospel: Mk 13:33-37 Make a new spiritual...

Most Blessed Sacrament students in Berlin, Md., thank local fire departments

BERLIN, Md. — A recent visit to Most Blessed Sacrament School by members of the Showell and Ocean Pines (Md.) fire departments spurred the...

World War II veteran Shirley Reagor, 100, played active role with...

HOUSTON -- Seaman 1st Class Shirley H. Reagor once boarded an Italian submarine to perform her military duties as an enlisted member of the...

Pittsburgh man plans acting career in LA, finds vocation to priesthood...

I arrived in Los Angeles on Oct. 4, 2007, the feast of St. Francis (my confirmation patron, a detail that escaped me at the...

Writer George Weigel has a blueprint for ‘The Next Pope’ —...

By Agostino Bono "The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission" by George Weigel. Ignatius Press. (San Francisco, 2020). 141 pp....

Local members of ‘Divine Nine’ gather for Mass for peace and...

The “Divine Nine” Mass for peace and harmony drew worshippers to St. Joseph’s Church on French Street in Wilmington on Oct. 25. Father John McVoy,...

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