Catholic News & Perspective

April 2022

Apr 29

Opening the Word: Fed by love

By: Catherine Cavadini John’s Gospel is always inviting us to “come and see” and then to believe. In our passage from John for this Sunday, Christ invites the disciples to “Come, have breakfast.” This is a great line, because it invites the reader to come to this breakfast feast and to see the risen Lord with the...
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Apr 27

School Sisters of Notre Dame’s ministry still strong despite fewer members

By: George P. Matysek Jr. TOWSON, Md. (CNS) — While their numbers may be fewer, the School Sisters of Notre Dame are providing vital ministry around the world, according to Sister Roxanne Schares, Rome-based general superior of the religious congregation. Sister Schares was in Towson to visit Villa Assumpta, a retirement residence for...
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Apr 25

An escaped snake and a Holy Week lesson

By: Scott Warden “Now the snake was the most cunning of all the wild animals that the Lord God had made.” — Genesis 3:1 In his general audience speech on Spy Wednesday in 2009, Pope Benedict told the crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square that Holy Week “gives us the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the...
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