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'DePaul School has meant so much to us'

'DePaul School has meant so much to us'

The prenatal visits gave no sign of problems. But soon after Luke Worgul was born, doctors came back with the diagnosis: Luke had moderate hearing loss. At 2 months old, he was fitted with a...

Local service honored at Art Rooney Award Dinner

Local service honored at Art Rooney Award Dinner

Aux. Bishop William Waltersheid said his father taught him that you can bring about change one person at a time, with the first person being yourself. The same is true with the Catholic Youth...

Diaconate is 'mighty act of God'

Diaconate is 'mighty act of God'

In light of Bishop David Zubik’s recent call of a new class into the diocesan Deacon Formation Program, here is a look at one of the men currently serving in this ministry.While...

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High school name changing

Holy Family Academy, which was established as a Catholic high school in Emsworth in 2014 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, has been renamed as Nazareth College and Career...

'DePaul School has meant so much to us'

The prenatal visits gave no sign of problems. But soon after Luke Worgul was born, doctors came back with the diagnosis: Luke had moderate hearing loss. At 2 months old, he was fitted with a...

Retired pope celebrates 91st birthday

VATICAN CITY — Retired Pope Benedict XVI had a "peaceful and familial" 91st birthday April 16, celebrating with his 94-year-old brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, who was visiting from Germany,...

Local service honored at Art Rooney Award Dinner

Aux. Bishop William Waltersheid said his father taught him that you can bring about change one person at a time, with the first person being yourself. The same is true with the Catholic Youth...

'Miracle Season' is winner

NEW YORK — Make sure you have your tissues handy when you go to see “The Miracle Season” (Mirror).As he did with 2011’s “Soul Surfer,” director Sean...

Diaconate is 'mighty act of God'

In light of Bishop David Zubik’s recent call of a new class into the diocesan Deacon Formation Program, here is a look at one of the men currently serving in this ministry.While...

Bishop David Zubik

'What are you DOING for Lent?'

“What are you DOING for Lent??”In a much earlier time in my life, the Mondays and Tuesdays before Ash Wednesday were filled with that...

Christmas: One lasting word

No doubt. The decorations are down. Ornaments carefully packed. Boxes stored until December. Memories of Christmas 2017 are nestled in the heart.As we have once again focused on the real...

All I want for Christmas

One of our beautiful Christmas traditions at St. Paul Seminary where I live is to engage in a “secret Santa” exchange of gifts. We did so a little early this year because of our...

Turkey to go

Thanksgiving 2017 is all but a memory. The dark meat and white meat; the stuffing and cranberries; the potatoes and pies are a part of that memory, together with the table talk among family and...

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God's justice prevails in eternity

QUESTION: I have been reading about Pope Francis and the existence of hell. I don’t want to get into the media issues, but I am interested in what the Catholic Church does teach about...

God's mercy is intense, abundant

QUESTION: In the Easter season, I hear so much about baptism and eternal life. While I am sure it fills most people with joy, it causes me pain because I lost a baby a few years ago. The...

We honor Christ's willing sacrifice

QUESTION: What exactly does the Catholic Church celebrate on Good Friday? ANSWER: This question can be understood in two ways. The first is about the actual...

There are few details about Paul's life

QUESTION: I see that there is a new movie coming out about St. Paul. What does the New Testament tell us about him? ANSWER: The New Testament contains very little...

Monks and friars aren't the same

QUESTION: A visiting priest was at our parish and I noticed he was wearing a habit, so I asked him what kind of monk he was. He answered that he was not a monk but a friar, and the...

Parishes keep sacramental records

QUESTION: I would like to know just what types of records my parish keeps on me and my family. I would also like to know how free they are to give out that...

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