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The Trinity: Heart, Soul and Source of Our Christian Life

Editor’s Note: This was originally posted for Sunday, May 31, 2015, which had the same readings. It has been slightly edited.   Sunday, May 27, is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. Mass Readings: Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40; Psalm 33:4-6, 9,...

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TV Picks 05.27.18

SUNDAY, May 27, 9:30am Tora, Tora, Tora: The Real Story of Pearl Harbor HISTORY In this 2000 documentary, Medal of Honor recipient John Finn and other American and Japanese veterans recount their actions during the Japanese attack on the U.S....

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The Great Gift of the Eucharist

Sunday, June 3, is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) Sunday. Mass Readings: Exodus 24:3-8; Psalm 116: 12-13, 15-16, 17-18; Hebrews 9:11-15; Mark 14:12-16, 22-26. The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of...

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Home Video Picks & Passes 05.27.18

Black Panther (2018) — PICK Graduation (2017) — PICK Still the No. 1 film of 2018, Black Panther (new on Blu-ray) is the best comic-book movie in over a year and perhaps the first Marvel Cinematic Universe film with a definite context of...

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Letters 05.27.18

Feminism’s Endgame A letter to the editor in the March 4 edition of the Register made some great points about gender, the roles of men and women in God’s plan, and the confusion that has developed due to left-wing ideology. I would suggest a...

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Memorial Day Mercy

Praying for the dead, one of the Church’s spiritual works of mercy, takes on a more poignant purpose for us as we celebrate Memorial Day, which honors the U.S. men and women who died in the service of their country. As I have said repeatedly in...

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Report: Pope Affirms Church Practice Against Admitting Gay Men to Seminary

VATICAN CITY — In a closed-door speech to Italian bishops Monday, Pope Francis spoke about the number and quality of seminary candidates, including concerns about their sexual orientation. At the start of his May 21 audience with Italian...

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Casting for Christ and the Blessed Mother: Sculptor’s Latest Project Focuses on Rosary

Sculptor John W. Gilliam recently completed an epic project spread over 18 years — sculpting all 20 Mysteries of the Rosary in bronze. Like all his sculptures, this project comes from his heart. People might not recognize the signature “J....

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Archbishop Chaput Highlights Voices of Young Adults Ahead of Youth Synod

PHILADELPHIA — In an effort to highlight the voices of young people ahead of the Synod on Youth this fall, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia is periodically offering his column space in the diocesan newspaper to young adults over the next...

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Appeals Court Denies Stay of Ruling Against California Assisted-Suicide Law

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A state appellate court on Wednesday denied a request for an immediate stay of a ruling that said California’s assisted-suicide law was wrongly passed in a special legislative session. The May 23 decision by California’s...