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Grace and Technology: The USCCB’s Uber-Tweeter

There were many reporters tweeting from the scene of cialis for sale the U.S.Bishops’ Fall General Assembly: Bishop Alexander Sample (Marquette) offering updates from the floor; journalists from the As buy viagra online without a prescription sociated Press and the Catholic media, posting quick notes that would later expand into national press articles; staff at […]

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St. Charles Borromeo, Patron of Learning and the Arts

In our house, getting the right sleep temperature is a challenge.  We have baseboard heating, and the master bedroom is warmer than the rest of the house.  Adjusting for comfortable sleep requires at least an associate’s degree:  If sleeping alone, slide under sheet, down comforter, and quilted spread.  If toasty-warm husband is in room, turn […]

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Bishop Libasci, Named to Manchester, Remembers the Baltimore Catechism

Yesterday was a big day for the 300,000 Catholics in New Hampshire.  Pope Benedict XVI named Most Rev. Peter Anthony Libasci as the tenth bishop of Manchester. A New York native, Libasci has served since 2007 as Auxiliary Bishop in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.  Bishop Libasci is bi-ritual—that is, he is able to celebrate […]

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Edmund Cardinal Szoka: Forty Years of Episcopal Leadership

Today Cardinal Edmund Szoka, archbishop-emeritus of the Archdiocese of Detroit and president-emeritus of the Vatican City State, celebrates the 40th anniversary of his episcopal ordination; and all of us here in the Detroit archdiocese join in honoring him for his long, outstanding service to the Church. He is a man to be reckoned with, a […]

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So now Lent has arrived, and everyone is talking about it.  There are plenty of Catholic columnists and bloggers urging you to go to confession, to purify your soul during this period of penitence.  And it’s all good.  I was struck, though, by the humility and the simplicity of one article I read on the […]

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