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Rediscovering Baptism in Plague-Time

As the Catholic Church has understood it for two millennia, baptism is far, far more than a welcoming ritual: Baptism effects a fundamental change in who we are, what we can “see,” and what we must do.

The Fifty-Day Party

“Easter” is one continuous fifty-day feast, one “great Sunday,” and it should be lived that way, with as much revelry as possible.

The Most Important Day of Your Life

Owning your baptism is the precondition to being a member of that “Church permanently in mission” which Pope Francis calls us to be.