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Everest Academy students consecrate themselves to Mary


Clarkston — With the help of their Catholic formation teachers, the inspiration of St. Louis de Montfort, and the instruction of a do-it-yourself retreat guidebook to Marian consecration by Fr. Michael Gaitely, MIC, “33 Days to Morning Glory” — students at Clarkston’s Everest Academy embarked with renewed vigor, devotion and direction on their own, personal…

Nuclear disarmament is a moral matter

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For me as a lifelong Catholic, there were tidings of great joy, and a clarion-call warning, this holy season.  In November, at the start of the Advent season, Pope Francis proclaimed that even the possession of nuclear weapons is to be condemned. His words [my emphasis] at a formal Vatican symposium: “Nor can we fail…