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Follow Daniel Rudd’s lead
May 03 2012
The date was Jan. 4, 1889, the occasion the last day of the of what was the first Black Catholic Lay Congress.

Be awake to the divine presence
May 03 2012
Have you ever had an experience that was so amazing that you were lost for words?

Final Thoughts on Our Church
May 03 2012
It seems like only yesterday that I was soliciting names for my column in this venerable Catholic paper, so quickly has the time passed.

‘Merrily shall we meet in heaven’
Mar 16 2012
By now, most of you have heard that Father Tom Walsh, the wonderful Franciscan priest, died last month.

Leader’s low-key style saved Catholic hospitals
Feb 29 2012
Ken Masters, a member of St. Mark Parish in Catonsville and former Majority Leader in the Maryland House of Delegates, died Jan. 17. He must be remembered for the key role he played in the 1991 fight in Annapolis that preserved the right of Catholic hospitals to not perform abortions.

A rice bowl for all
Feb 27 2012
When I first heard about Operation Rice Bowl at my parish in America, I thought they were talking about something I knew so well from Chinese culture.

Intellect and Virtue: The contraception mandate and ‘cooperation with evil’
Feb 27 2012
The Affordable Care Act that Congress passed in 2010 directs employers to provide health insurance or pay a fine.

Thoughts on Our Church| Pope’s words should inspire us all
Jan 24 2012
Canon law requires each Catholic bishop to make a pilgrimage (or ad limina visit) to Rome every five years to report on the state of his diocese and, while there, to “venerate the tombs of the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul and to present himself to the Roman Pontiff.”

AFRICENTRIC | Matters that matter
Jan 24 2012
As we walk into this new year, new challenges await us. Sometimes when faced with looming challenges, the bountiful blessings given by God often seem to vanish or grow small in our psyché. I would like to share some thoughts on both the challenges and the blessings as “matters that matter.”

‘I think we’ve found the key’: Welcome to new digital format for Catholic Review Media
Jan 24 2012
After 18 months of planning and untold hours of work, this week we launched new formats for the Catholic Review. Our new print edition arrived in mailboxes around Maryland this week, and the same day, our completion re-envisioned website landed on computer screens and tablets everywhere.