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Guns, looting and public disorder — how can our youth get...

He had a baby face, still chubby with no etchings of maturity. He looked like the kid who might mow your lawn for a...

Interesting and challenging times call for a sense of humor and...

My granddaughter Charlotte posed for the traditional first day of kindergarten photo on the front porch of her home in New Jersey, wearing a...

Opening doors is same as opening hearts; life is too short...

When my husband and I married, we had just completed a volunteer commitment with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, teaching school in the Alaskan Bush...

Time to remember God of love teaches us not to hate:...

The year was 1856, and the topic of slavery was gripping the nation. Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner had recently made a speech about abolishing slavery...

Is today Friday? Or is it Saturday? We’re in a limbo...

It was the Friday before the July Fourth holiday, and as I cleared the dinner dishes I said to my husband, "It’s seemed like...

Does my day include silence and reflection? If not, why not?...

I grew up in farm country where community was maintained by certain customs. If a farmer was taken seriously ill or died near harvest time,...

Maybe coronavirus pandemic has taught us how we can help in...

Maybe you’ve read about people, who during our time of pandemic isolation, discovered rats had built nests under the hoods of their parked, neglected...

‘Public authorities are bound to respect the fundamental and inalienable rights...

We are confronted by jarring images these days. Who would have imagined in February that today we would see millions of Americans wearing face masks...

Moment of panic? Let’s make this a Lent for the history...

After visiting Philadelphia’s spring flower show, my daughter and her 5-year-old were returning home on the commuter train. Awareness of the new coronavirus outbreak...

New Year’s resolutions forgotten already? Easy, little things can add up...

At a New Year’s Eve party, someone asked everyone about their 2020 resolutions. Talk about deflating a celebration. Some people said they didn’t make...

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