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The Paul Stefan Foundation, which offers a home and love to mothers in crisis pregnancies, is expanding from two houses in Unionville to a 30-room regional maternity housing and educational center in … more
“Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Mk 1:17). By these simple words Our Lord calls the apostles Peter and Andrew, James and John. Obviously, the words have a unique meaning for … more
John the Baptist is standing with two of his disciples when He points to Jesus and states, “Behold, the Lamb of God.” Both of John’s disciples immediately begin to follow Jesus who turns around … more
The account of the baptism of Our Lord in the Gospel of St. Mark is brief — only three sentences long. Even so, it is filled with magnificence and wonder. When Jesus rises from the waters of the … more
It doesn’t take much for a child to master the delicate art of teasing siblings: “Mom, he’s looking at me.” According to script, a mother usually dismisses the complaint — the hapless … more
“A man named John was sent from God. He came for testimony ...” (Jn 1:6-7) When we first hear about John the Baptist in the Gospel of John, we learn precious little about him. Unlike Luke, John … more
Churches make changes in their sanctuaries and liturgical services during Advent. Purple vestments are used, Advent wreaths are lit, the Gloria is dropped and homilies become outstanding. (Well, … more
This Sunday marks the beginning of the Advent season, which is the time of preparation before we celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Most of us fill this time of year with activities … more
The human mind is designed by God to make judgments when it is presented with sufficient evidence. A green traffic light is sufficient evidence (provided one is not colorblind) to judge the legality … more
Vince Lombardi once observed that "football is only two things — blocking and tackling." Which sounds incredibly boring. No great running plays? No exciting passes and amazing catches? How exciting … more
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