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More opportunities for confession could make all the difference: Elise Italiano...

I recently became a first-time homeowner. After renting for nearly three decades, I have immediately recognized the blessings of this status change. For starters, my...

Lou Gehrig’s life was enriched by a community that chose him,...

Last month, Major League Baseball announced that it would honor Lou Gehrig, the famous New York Yankees first baseman, on June 2. The date...

If this pandemic is a marathon, Lent can be our replenishing...

During a homily this past Advent, my pastor referenced the 19th-century poem "In the Bleak Midwinter" by English poet Christina Rossetti. He spoke about...

Presidential inauguration offers time to start over, our call for renewal...

Having been a resident of Washington for 10 years, I was privileged to witness three presidential inaugurations. Despite the fact that the ceremonies were...

Woe to those who gossip, as Pope Francis has consistently warned

Twelve years ago this month, I taught my first theology class at an all-girls high school. Fresh out of graduate school, I could boast...

Climbing the walls is part of isolation; our senses need the...

My son's pediatrician had one piece of advice at his nine-month checkup: baby-proof our home. "Secure bookshelves to walls, cover electrical outlets, put up...

In wake of COVID-19, many people will suffer what are known...

An Associated Press report revealed June 29 that the Chinese government has devised a widespread plan amounting to the "demographic genocide" of its Uighur...

In the spirit of Dorothy Day, we must appreciate the ‘unglamorous’...

One of my daily rituals during the pandemic has been to take a walk in my neighborhood. It’s a chance to step away from...

‘Your life is not about you’ never more present than among...

"I finally understand why he compares heaven to a wedding feast," I whispered to my husband as I looked out at the faces of...

Take time during coronavirus pandemic to reflect upon Christ’s command, Love...

The advent of the novel coronavirus has set into motion so many unprecedented actions and effects that it’s hard to keep track or make...

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