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Lauds fidelity of late nun
May 23, 2016

To the editor:
Mother Angelica suffered very much and in her pain she never left Jesus. 

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Thank you for being a friend
Thank you for being a friend
May 17, 2016

Earlier this spring, while visiting longtime friends in North Carolina, I thanked God during Sunday Mass for those folks as well as all the other friends in my life.

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Report Card Day
Report Card Day
May 3, 2016

Report cards. What do you think of when you hear those words?

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Questionable use of scare quotes
Questionable use of scare quotes
May 2, 2016

Southern states have been busy this spring passing laws that follow naturally on the Supreme Court's decision affirming same-sex marriage.

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Looking for opportunities to foster a culture of encounter
Looking for opportunities to foster a culture of encounter
May 2, 2016

My friend Sister Maura worries about my travels to risky places for Catholic Relief Services. On the other hand, I marvel at how this soft-spoken and diminutive nun of 90 provides medical care in the toughest local neighborhood to which I have never traveled alone.

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Thankful for those who serve
Thankful for those who serve
May 2, 2016

In this May issue of the Catholic Courier emphasizing vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and vowed religious life, it is a joy to share with you some reflections expressing my own admiration for those living these vocations.

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Connecting with young Catholics
Connecting with young Catholics
April 26, 2016

As a young adult who attends Mass on a weekly basis, I have caught myself on numerous occasions saying, "There are no young adults in my parish" or "There's nothing for young adults." I know I'm not alone in having these thoughts. 

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There is something to religious life
There is something to religious life
April 19, 2016

Every year, the Catholic Courier's staff members works diligently to mark the jubilees of diocesan nuns, priests and deacons.

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