Catholic News & Perspective

March 2021

Mar 8

We must continue to be vigilant against the tragedy of euthanasia

By: Msgr. Owen F. Campion Beware. If we think legalized abortion is the only insult to human life in today’s culture, we may have another thought coming. Euthanasia, or the deliberate ending of one person’s life, legally, by someone else, is gaining ground in Europe. The history of Western culture has been that practices and...
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Mar 5

Opening the Word: He knew it well

By:  Timothy P. O'Malley The Gospel of John is not slow in turning our attention to the sacrificial death of Jesus. Early in his ministry, Jesus goes to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover. And he raises a ruckus. He overturns the tables of the money changers, throws out all those selling pigeons for sacrifice. And he exclaims, “Take...
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Mar 3

Climbing the mountain to meet the God of Abraham

By: Scott Warden Fifteen years ago during the Easter Vigil Mass, I became a full-fledged member of the Catholic Church. Since then, my conversion has been slow but steady. Back then, I didn’t know what an encyclical was, or an ecumenical council, or hundreds of other nuggets of information that the Church has collected for more than 2,000...
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Mar 1

Leading the people in prayer through music ministry

By: Maryann Gogniat Eidemiller Sacred music has been part of the Judeo-Christian faith for thousands of years. Octave “It’s part of our story,” said Thomas Octave, associate professor of music and chair of fine arts at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. “We sing our story from Exodus when the Israelites...
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