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Fifty-three journalists were killed worldwide in 2018. Some died in war, but a shocking number died exposing corruption, covering protests or just doing their job. More ...
Friday, January 11, 2019

Mindsets for growth
During the new year, many of us adopt new resolutions to improve ourselves. I suggest that we first take a step back to connect with mindsets that drive us to act.  More ...
Monday, January 7, 2019
Reflections on Pope Francis' 2019 World Day of Peace message
As the saying goes, “Politics and religion don’t mix.” Although this cliché is espoused by many, you will not hear it from Pope Francis. More ...
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Humanity is our business
Charles Dickens’ novella “A Christmas Carol,” which was published in 1843, is a story that transcends the time in which it was written.  More ...
Friday, December 14, 2018
A history of giving to the poor at Christmas
As they celebrated their first Christmas in America 150 years ago, our Little Sisters in Baltimore noted that the donations received included “twelve turkeys, four ducks, sixteen chickens and so many other good things that we didn’t know what to do with it all!” More ...
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Recalling the power of Baptism
Little Julia Mary was about to become the 32nd baby that Father Yohan Serrano has baptized in the course of his priesthood. More ...
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Offering thanksgiving
When President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a federal holiday in 1863, the United States was embroiled in the Civil War. More ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Giving thanks for Thanksgiving
I was in the middle of a root canal when I began to think about gratitude. More ...
Saturday, November 17, 2018
At 75, Catholic Relief Services continues to change lives
Catholic Relief Services turns 75 this year and we would like to express our gratitude for the aid they consistently bring to those in desperate circumstances around the globe. More ...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
In praise of middle children
There's something new to worry about these days: the disappearance of the middle child. More ...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Puerto Rico's recovery not a remote concern
It’s been one year since Hurricane Maria smashed into Puerto Rico, causing catastrophic damage and bringing a major humanitarian crisis to an island that was already drowning under a monumental debt and a host of related problems. More ...
Thursday, September 20, 2018

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