- Dec 9, 2019
On Sept. 30, nearly 1,000 people saw Cardinal Shehan students anchor an archdiocesan Catholic Schools Choir in an uplifting performance of the song “Rise Up” at the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s ninth annual gala for Catholic schools. But when the teacher recorded a video of the rehearsal on her phone and shared it on Facebook Live, it gained an unexpected new audience.
During an unexpected visit, Pope Francis met with novices of the Salesian order and offered some advice on vocations and discernment . The pope stressed that the criteria for selecting novices is that “they be normal” and added that “in the peripheries we must send the best!”
In an interview, the daughter of the man who was shot and killed in Cleveland on Easter Sunday, said that she forgives her father’s killer. Steve Stephens allegedly chose the victim at random and took a video of the murder and posted it on Facebook, yet the family of the victim wants the killer to know “that God loves him.”