Fans of Madeline have cause for rejoicing.
Madeline and the Cats of Rome, written by John Bemelmans Marciano, was published in 2008 by Viking Juvenile.
Marciano is the grandson of Ludwig Bemelmans, author of the original Madeline
The Gospel for Sunday April 1:
Mark 14:1 - 15:47
14It was two days before the Passover and the festival of Unleavened Bread. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus by stealth and kill him; 2for they said, "Not during
BY SISTER HILDEGARD RYAN OSB
Sunday, April 1st, 2012 is Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord.
The readings are: Isaiah 50:4-7, Philippians 2:6-11,
Lectio: Read the Gospel from Mark 14:1-15:47. This is Mark's account of
BY REV DR DAVID RANSON
Not so long ago we were confronted with the most disturbing story that 24 Afghan children had been found living in filthy conditions in the sewer system under a Rome railway station.
The children, ranging from 10 to 15,
BY VIRGINIA RYAN
This question fascinates me: Why do Catholics throng to Church on Good Friday? It's a strange reality that the darkest moment in our Christian story draws the biggest crowd.
Is it custom or habit or guilt? Or do we naturally