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    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Kevin Costner turns in a restrained yet compelling performance as the central figure in the fact-based sports drama "McFarland, USA" (Disney). As for the story unfolding around him, faith- and family-friendly values -- together with ...

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  • McFarland, USA

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- Kevin Costner turns in a restrained yet compelling performance as the central figure in the fact-based sports drama "McFarland, USA" (Disney). As for the story unfolding around him, faith- and family-friendly values -- together with ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    Last Saturday (2/14) I had the great joy of being present as the Holy Father created 20 new cardinals from all over the world. Though several were from what would traditionally be a cardinalatial see, such as the Patriarch of Lisbon, many of the new ...

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  • So why are we celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life?

    I am frequently asked these questions. Why is this year so important? Isn't the consecrated life an artifact of the past? Aren't diminishing numbers and fewer vocations indications that God has something else in mind for religious communities? Aren't ...

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  • Planning for archdiocesan 2016 WYD pilgrimage well underway

    BRAINTREE -- Even though the 2016 World Youth Day gathering in Poland is still more than a year away, those who will lead the pilgrimage from the Archdiocese of Boston to the gathering with the Holy Father have been preparing for months. The Archdiocese ...

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  • CatholicTV to begin airing local Spanish Mass

    WATERTOWN -- CatholicTV will begin to air the Sunday Mass in Spanish beginning March 1, the second Sunday of Lent. The Spanish Mass from the Chapel of the Holy Cross in the CatholicTV studios will air on Sundays at 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. "After much ...

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McFarland, USA


NEW YORK (CNS) -- Kevin Costner turns in a restrained yet compelling performance as the central figure in the fact-based sports drama "McFarland, USA" (Disney). As for the story unfolding around him, faith- and family-friendly values -- together with the absence of any genuinely problematic elements for parents -- make director Niki Caro's uplifting tale one that can be enthusiastically recommended for moviegoers of almost all ages.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Last Saturday (2/14) I had the great joy of being present as the Holy Father created 20 new cardinals from all over the world. Though several were from what would traditionally be a cardinalatial see, such as the Patriarch of Lisbon, many of the new cardinals are from areas where there has never been a cardinal before. ...I made sure to take pictures with the new cardinals who have significant immigrant populations here in Massachusetts. Probably one of the biggest -- and most pleasant -- surprises in the naming of the new cardinals was Cardinal Furtado of Cape Verde.

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So why are we celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life?


I am frequently asked these questions. Why is this year so important? Isn't the consecrated life an artifact of the past? Aren't diminishing numbers and fewer vocations indications that God has something else in mind for religious communities? Aren't our youth and young adults looking for more substantive career options? So often the questions focus on numbers and benchmarks more appropriate for corporate boardrooms rather conversations about charism, mission and service to the people of God. The Year of Consecrated Life is an invitation to reflect on the words of Staring Afresh from Christ (2002)... the consecrated life has a story yet to be written.

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CatholicTV to begin airing local Spanish Mass


WATERTOWN -- CatholicTV will begin to air the Sunday Mass in Spanish beginning March 1, the second Sunday of Lent. The Spanish Mass from the Chapel of the Holy Cross in the CatholicTV studios will air on Sundays at 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

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Seminarian Spotlight: Christopher Bae


Home Town and Country: Seoul, South Korea High School: Cypress High School, Cypress, Calif. Graduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering Seminary Attending: St. John's Seminary, Third Theology

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