Advent reflection on the Feast of St. Lucy.
CRS was founded in 1943 by the bishops of the United States to help war-torn Europe and its refugees recover.
The focus is on "supporting our people and letting them stand in dignity to start a new life...rebuilding the heart and soul" is the bigger challenge.
To be able to do the kind of work that we do that is joyful for us and brings joy to others, it can't be beat.
Msgr. McDonald was beloved by many of the diocese's recently ordained priests, who cite his influence on their vocation to the priesthood.
Roundup of day two of the bishops' annual meeting.
"It is clear that the Holy See is taking seriously the abuse crisis in the church."