Browsing the 2020 archive of Holy Trinity e-Communications
Posted by Holy Trinity on 2/05/20
In this article I will try to explain what indulgences are and why an average Catholic would be interested in them. While the term is at least superficially familiar to many people due to the controversy surrounding them during the Protestant Reformation, I would guess few understand ... Read More »
Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/30/20
Check out our latest newsletter! What Makes a College Catholic?
Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/28/20
I was asked to write something about Catholic education to be featured during Catholic Schools Week (January 26 - February 1, 2020). I am typically reticent with this topic, so I hesitated at first. The more I thought about it, I decided it might be good to highlight ... Read More »
Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/22/20
Check out our latest newsletter! Not in word or speech, but in deed and truth
Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/20/20
About ten years ago, I was working with teens who had been officially classified by family court as ‘juvenile delinquents’. Usually, that meant that they were going to be living away from home at a facility or group home. As their caseworker, it was not uncommon to find ... Read More »
Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/16/20
Check out our new newsletter! What do Catholics say about MLK Jr.?
Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/15/20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, a time for Americans to reflect on his remarkable life. Dr. King’s leadership in confronting injustice and using nonviolent protests throughout the mid-‘50s and ‘60s is still as inspiring and powerful today as it was throughout the Civil Rights Movement.
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Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/09/20
Check out our new e-newsletter! Baptism by Friar
Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/04/20
At the time I was born, my parents lived in Manhattan. They frequented a parish not too far from Penn Station named after the baptizer of our Lord. To have a little fun, the Franciscan brother who worked there would answer the telephone, “St. John—the Baptist Church!” ... Read More »
Posted by Holy Trinity on 1/02/20
Check out our new e-newsletter! Happy New Year!