• I had to say goodbye to a place that I have called “home” for more than 30 years, the former St. Helen Church in Gates, which closed at the end of June, along with Holy Ghost Church....

  • Ash Wednesday is not until tomorrow, but I’ve already been thinking about this day for a few weeks.

    A young woman prays during Ash Wednesday Mass at Jesus the Divine Word Church in Huntingtown, Md., March 6, 2019.

    A young woman prays during Ash Wednesday Mass at Jesus the Divine Word Church in Huntingtown, Md., March 6, 2019. (CNS photo by Bob Roller)

  • Looking to make changes in your life? Winter can be a great time for getting started. We’re about a month into our New Year’s resolutions – and, if we haven’t quite gotten around to...