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The Millennial Generation and the Post-Post-Conciliar Church

This week I was invited to Villanova University to participate in their conference celebrating the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’s election, titled “Pope Francis – A Voice Crying Out in

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English statesman and contemporary role model

Msgr. Thomas Morgan, a retired pastor of Saint Thomas More Parish, Cherry Hill, delivered the following remarks at the parish’s 50th anniversary Communion Breakfast on April 15. On Oct. 29,

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Saint Benoît-Joseph Labre, ‘the begger of Rome’

Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz has created a number of striking sculptures which are situated in prominent locations around Rome, and the globe. One of the most renown is the bronze

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Finding the grace of healing in the Holy Land

Saint Ignatius of Loyola advised pilgrims to ask God for the graces they needed before beginning their journey. As my wife and I prepared for our pilgrimage to the Holy

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‘Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’

Pope Francis continues to advocate for a deepening awareness of and care for our common home, the earth. It is indubitable that the poor and marginalized disproportionately shoulder the burdens

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God’s thunderous voice in a quiet room

Holy Angels Parish in Woodbury hosts an American Sign Language Inclusion Mass on the first Sunday evening of each month. I recently attended one celebrated by Father Hugh Bradley and

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Teens and parents growing closer to God together

Scott Anthony, a youth minister in Pennsylvania, recalls the moment one of his teens took her father’s hand and guided him through the rosary. It happened at a “Parent-Teen Night”

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Consider a fast from technology for Lent

Theologian Daniel Groody, CSC has reflected on strengthening our spiritual disciplines in various demonstrations of solidarity and renewal, some of which are particularly appropriate for Lent: focusing on prayer, simplicity

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Saint Joseph the righteous is the model for every man

March 19th is the Solemnity of Saint Joseph the Husband of Mary. This feast dates from the eighth century AD. On this feast we commemorate the spouse of Mary as

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The work of forming lay and ministerial leaders

This week the Association of Graduate Programs in Ministry met in Orlando, Florida. The 30-year-old organization draws together directors of programs, deans, administrators and faculty from the Catholic world charged