Interactive space presentation given at St. John’s

BRUNSWICK   All Saints parisioner Ed Polewarczyk facilitated an interactive space shuttle launch presentation last weekend.  More...

FAITH NOTES :

Paying Penance

Last year I celebrated Lent for the first time. More...

Vatican seeks to defuse scandal, says pope meets victims

VATICAN CITY The Vatican said Thursday that Pope Francis meets frequently with victims of sexual abuse, seeking to defuse a mounting scandal over his unbridled support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse. More...

Carnival to benefit Neighborhood Café

BATH — Winter fun will help benefit a local group next week.  More...

Lenten series at Day's Ferry Congregational Church

WOOLWICH — Lent is a time for reflection and study in preparation for Easter.  To that end, Day’s Ferry Congregational Church is hosting an exploration of prayer, meditation and mindfulness from 5:30-6:30 p.m. More...

Living the Word

“Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil.” Luke 4:1-2  Lightening Up   More...

FAITH NOTES :

The Source of All Love

Young and new in love, I unpacked the English stoneware dishes that my mother had helped me pick out at Jordan Marsh years before in anticipation of this day — the day when I would furnish my own home. She didn’t call it a hope chest. More...

Series set for Pope Francis’ encyclical

BRUNSWICK   All Saints Parish will host “On Care for Our Common Home,” a special multi-week series in which participants will read and discuss Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si’.”  All are encouraged More...

Maine Catholic youth collect nearly $15,000, food items during “Souper” Bowl of Caring

All Saints raised nearly $2,700

Thanks to the efforts of many young Maine Catholics, local soup kitchens, food banks, and food pantries were truly the big winners on Super Bowl Weekend, Feb. 3-4.  More...

The Progress of the Soul

COMMENTARY

Much has been conjectured about what happens when we die. Some believe everything ends and we go back into the earth. There are many other beliefs besides this. More...

Living the Word

“He reached down from on high, he took me; he drew me out of the mighty waters.” Psalm 18: 16  Trusting God   More...

Weekend meditation retreat scheduled

BRUNSWICK The Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center has announced a weekend meditation retreat for Friday evening, Feb. 23, through midday Sunday, Feb. 25. The Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center is located at 19 Mason St. More...

FAITH NOTES :

A map or a guide?

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be led by the Spirit. More...

Community raffle to benefit new All Saints Parish facility

From the Diocese

BRUNSWICK   With construction underway on the new All Saints Parish multi-purpose facility in Brunswick, excitement continues to grow as a dream draws closer to becoming a reality.  More...

St. John’s students celebrate Catholic Schools Week

BRUNSWICK   Kicking off last Sunday, students from St. More...

Living the Word

“Lord now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word.” Luke 2:29 Walk in the Light More...

All Saints youth taking part in “Souper” Bowl of Caring

BRUNSWICK — This weekend youth from All Saints Parish will be collecting donations to benefit the “Souper” Bowl of Caring.  The annual event — taking place Saturday and Sunday — is a weekend of giving and serving, d More...

FAITH NOTES :

Discerning the Truth

Among the antiques I inherited from my mother was an Early American candle stand — or so I thought. I remembered it from my grandparents’ home on the coast of Maine. My grandparents were both avid collectors. More...

St. John’s focused on giving back during Catholic Schools Week

From the Diocese

BRUNSWICK   Teachers and staff at St. More...

Living the Word

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.” Proverbs 9:10  Pearls of Wisdom   More...