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BALTIMORE — Theology as a way of life involves asking difficult questions, Archbishop Rowan Williams, former head of the Church of England, said during the annual Dunning Lecture at St. Mary’s … more
Somewhere, a prominent historian once observed that the death of Christ on the cross was “mercifully quick.” The comment haunts. Though there seems to be a hint of blasphemy in the remark, it is … more
The Liturgy of Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion begins with great joy and excitement, as the crowd who meets Jesus cannot contain their praise and love for Him. And yet this same Liturgy, in the … more
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Only those who recognize their own limits can accept the great gift of salvation in Jesus Christ, which is why Catholics with disabilities are such important and powerful … more
Q: The celebration of St. Joseph’s feast day prompted me to ask: How old was St. Joseph when Jesus was born? Every year, I receive Christmas cards, and some depict him as a very old man and others … more
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde celebrated a Mass for for anointing of the sick at St. Ambrose in Annandale March 22. The Mass was sponsored by the Order of Malta. more
ROME — If you get a seat on a crowded bus, you should use your travel time to read a few lines from the Bible, Pope Francis told members of a suburban parish filled with people who commute to Rome … more
Two strangers meet at an ancient well outside of a Samaritan town. One is a Samaritan woman, coming to draw water. The other is Jesus Christ, in His humanity weary from traveling. He is waiting at … more
WASHINGTON — This is not your parents' Lent. That's pretty clear when smartphone alarms — sounding like police whistles — ring at mealtimes on Fridays along with text messages from the "meat … more
“Our God is an awesome God.” Trivializing the real meaning of awe, it’s one of the most annoying lines in pop-religion. Awe is not the response we have for an indulgent father (“Thanks, Dad, … more
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