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‘Be you,’ speaker urges students at junior high rally

BELLEVUE – High school volunteers and a life-size cutout of Pope Francis greeted more than 400 middle-schoolers at “Soul on Fire,” the Archdiocese of Seattle’s annual Junior High Rally.


Why it matters who Jesus is

I have been reading, with both profit and delight, Thomas Joseph White’s latest book, “The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology.” Father White, one of the brightest of a new generation of Thomas interpreters, explores a range of topics in this text — the relationship between Jesus’ human and divine natures, whether the Lord...

Bishop Robert Barron


Friar-turned-lawyer writes novels about lawyer-turned-friar

WASHINGTON - Even though William Brodrick gave up the monastic life in the Augustinian order, just before priestly ordination, to be a lawyer, another call also had been tugging at him. It was persistent, and it didn't let go.