Earth Day: April 22, 2014

April 22, 2014

Earth Day 2014

Forty-four years since the very first Earth Day commenced on New York City’s 5th Avenue, many national movements for a healthier planet have taken root. The creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts are among the most encompassing.  More recently our nation has seen a revival in fresh, locally […]

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Prayer for Easter Sunday

April 20, 2014

God our Father,by raising Christ your Sonyou conquered the power of deathand opened for us the way to eternal life.Let our celebration today raise us upand renew our lives by the Spirit that is within us.Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, for […]

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Prayer for Good Friday

April 18, 2014

O Jesus, Who by reason of Thy burning love for us hast willed to be crucified and to shed Thy Most Precious Blood for the redemption and salvation of our souls, look down upon us here gathered together in remembrance of Thy most sorrowful Passion and Death, fully trusting in Thy mercy; cleanse us from sin by Thy grace, sanctify our toil, give unto […]

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My dream was to teach English at Notre Dame Academy. God had other plans. After teaching at various schools (never at Notre Dame Academy), I found myself educating by writing. The catalyst for this change was a letter. After my first article was published, a bishop in Nigeria wrote to me and quoted Blessed Mother […]

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Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School Board Chair Douglas J. Hogan presented Sr. Margaret Gorman with a rendering of NDCL’s new Learning Commons, still in the planning phase. “NDCL is presently embarking on upon the re-purposing of a sturdy and useful library–a symbol of our past–into a streamlined state-of-the-future learning commons–a mark of our future,” said Mr. […]

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Prayer for Palm Sunday

April 13, 2014

On this day of great rejoicing, Lord Jesus Christ, when we welcome You as our King and Savior, we also walk in the shadow of Your cross. Blessed are You who come in God’s name to save us. Strengthen our faith on this Palm Sunday so that when the time comes to carry the cross […]

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