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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

The beauty and the power of the Chrism Mass

The Chrism Mass is one of the most joyful and intense liturgies of the year, in my experience as a bishop. It evokes the joy I feel when celebrating Masses […]

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Remembering Cardinal William Keeler

While in Baltimore last Thursday for a meeting of the Catholic Relief Services Board of Directors, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore called to inform me of the death of his […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

The Journey of Faith of the Man Born Blind

Do you believe in the Son of Man? That question of Jesus to the blind man whom He had cured is the climax of the Gospel we will hear this […]

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In Truth and Charity: The woman at the well

This Sunday, the Third Sunday of Lent, we will hear in the Gospel the story of the encounter and conversation of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well. I […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

Bishop Rhoades visits Middle East with CRS

I had the privilege to travel to Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza last week (January 15-22) with Catholic Relief Services. Hosted by the wonderful staff of CRS in the […]