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July 23, 1816, 200 years ago, twelve young priests made a pledge to the Our Lady of Fourviere in France. That was the beginning of the Society of Mary. 207 more words

Marist Brothers

Indiana Byways Passport Program - Michigan Road Passport Locations

We’ve been asked frequently where you can pick up passports and have them stamped along the Michigan Road for the popular Indiana Byways Passport Program. A complete list of locations along the Michigan Road follows below. 676 more words


Here in This Place

We’re well into summer here at HDS and there’s a different feel to the campus. Many students have left us for field education internships that have taken them from locations as close as local hospitals and churches to places as far flung as Ireland and Mexico. 402 more words


Weekend Recap

I had an absolutely perfect last full weekend in Maryland with good friends, good food, and good times.

Saturday was my friend Kate’s birthday. Kate and I have been friends since freshman year of college–that’s a decade, ladies and gentlemen. 382 more words


Harvard Law Professor and AME Church Member Charles Ogletree Giving God Thanks Despite Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

A Harvard law professor who taught both President Obama and his wife, Michelle, told fellow members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church that his faith is helping him cope with a personal diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. 248 more words


Of time and the canal.

Today is the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Bicentennial, and a fair amount of 1976-themed popular culture content has been crossing my path.

(I don’t personally remember the big day; wasn’t quite old enough. 768 more words

The Bicentennial and the Epic Failure of the Two-Dollar Bill

Celebration of the U.S. Bicentennial on July 4, 1976 included: parades, fireworks, flags, hats, money and all manner of cheesy collectibles.

It was a time of extra pride that we (meaning a rag-tag bunch of farmers to whom many of us are not related, but with whom we stand proudly) had beaten the British. 552 more words

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