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Venerable lessons in sober, prayerful living

Venerable lessons in sober, prayerful living

Venerable Matthew Talbot was 28 when he realized that his drinking was leading him on a path to destruction. By embracing a life with spiritual depth, he turned his life around and became an...

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Venerable lessons in sober, prayerful living

Venerable Matthew Talbot was 28 when he realized that his drinking was leading him on a path to destruction. By embracing a life with spiritual depth, he turned his life around and became an...

Special day planned to honor the Bible

VATICAN CITY — The newly established “Sunday of the Word of God” is an invitation to Catholics across the world to deepen their appreciation, love and faithful witness to God and...

Bishop David Zubik

True to character

Recently, my cousin Karen, who sends me a number of text messages each week, passed on to me a photo from the archives of our home parish, Good Samaritan in Ambridge.The photo was of a...

'Let nary a day go by without ...'

One of my favorite spots — any day, every day — is the chapel at St. Paul Seminary.When I moved back into the seminary upon my return from Green Bay more than 12 years ago, I...

'Babushka Power'

Whenever my parents had a Saturday night date night when I was a youngster, I always had the same sitter. She was my maternal grandmother, my Baba, whom I affectionately called...

Looking into their eyes

Shortly after he was elected as our Holy Father in March 2013, Pope Francis said something that “hit me between the eyes.” His words made a significant impact on my reaching out to...

IOU

My guess is that you remember what it was like to purchase your first car.For me, it was a 1970 Pontiac Le Mans, medium green with a dark green vinyl roof. I purchased it at Downtown...

Good Friday and beyond

When a reporter interviewed me recently about this week’s anniversary of the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, I tried to explain both my devastation...

Faith

Father Bober

Conversion to Catholicism has evolved

QUESTION: They had some kind of welcome ceremony for converts to the Catholic Church this weekend at Mass. It got me thinking: Why don’t more people convert to being...

Ministry isn't done only by priests

QUESTION: My father lives in a small nursing facility and a priest used to come and say Mass there regularly. Now a deacon or Eucharistic minister comes and does a service. I hear of people...

Draw near to Sacred Heart of Jesus

QUESTION: One of the most enduring memories I have of growing up Catholic was a devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. I now hear so little about it and I wonder...

Christ is with us now and always

QUESTION: Our culture makes a clear connection between Christmas and New Year’s. The liturgy does not seem to make that connection nor celebrate the new year at all. Why is...

Christmas a mix of Gospel accounts

QUESTION: I assumed that the “Christmas story,” as we know it, comes right out of the Bible. But as I read the Gospels, no one Gospel has the whole story. Why is that, and how...

Jesus fulfilled promise to David

QUESTION: Jesus is called “Son of David” in the Bible. What does it mean and why is it so important for the writers of the New Testament?QUESTION: Reading the...

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