What’s in a Name?

Over at Catholic Hour, Leon Suprenant looks at some uncommon possibilities for confirmation names. Leon was president of CUF during my first couple years here, and I heard some of his suggestions for baby names (“Lwanga,” after St. Charles Lwanga, comes to mind). His “top ten” list definitely lives up to my expectations. Here’s just […]

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Confirmation Time

Easter season is traditionally the time when most Catholics receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Fittingly, then, last Sunday’s first reading came from chapter 8 of the Acts of the Apostles. The deacon Philip was preaching in Samaria. Many came to believe and were baptized. When the apostles learned about this, the apostles Peter and John […]

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