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This weekend we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. King is remembered as the most visible leader of the civil rights movement, for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, and as the founding president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. But he was first …

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago a great American in whose symbolic shadow we stand today signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as …

Memphis, Tenn., Jan 20, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was fatally shot outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King is remembered as the most visible leader of the civil rights movement, for which he was awarded the …

Shane was afraid of who he would grow up to be. He hadn’t seen his mother in years; mental and emotional challenges transitioned her in and out of hospitals during his childhood. He lived with his father, who provided a roof over Shane’s head and a fridge full of food—or …

by Anne Jones During a six-day service immersion retreat, 12 seniors from Archbishop McNicholas High School visited eastern Tennessee to serve the rural poor and build a community both among themselves and with the people in the Appalachian Mountains. This marks the 41st year that McNicholas traveled to Appalachian areas …

“Oh Lizzie, it’s such a pleasure to run my own home!” My favorite line from Joe Wright’s Pride & Prejudice film is delivered with joyful zeal by Mrs. Charlotte Collins. A new bride in 2008, I was dripping with Charlotte’s same joy. I put flowers on the mantle, made everything …

In the grip of winter, growth occurs. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
So, the Christmas Season is over. Now what? I mean it kind of feels like a letdown, right? You have all these great celebrations of the liturgical year in Advent and Christmas and Lent and Easter, and then it’s just plain old Ordinary Time.’ Blah. But wait a second. That’s …

A symbol of international friendship that is on display at Wilmington College was hand delivered by a delegation who traveled more than 11,000 miles from Nagasaki, Japan. It’s a wooden replica of a cross recovered from Nagasaki’s Urakami Cathedral after an atomic bomb destroyed the church during World War II. …

“It is in the heart that the Holy Spirit makes the believer know that Jesus is alive and real in a way that cannot be expressed by reasoning and that no reasoning can overcome.” This line from the book This is My Body by Raniero Cantalamessa sums up some of …

It’s more than a retirement facility. It’s a real home, a family, a place where all are treated with love, compassion, dignity and respect, and all are welcomed as if they are Christ Himself. That’s how the Little Sisters of the Poor, staff, residents and residents’ family members and visitors …