‘A priest for all of us’

‘A priest for all of us’

Hundreds mourn Msgr. McCloskey  in Fayetteville By Tom Maguire Associate editor The family always had good hands — holy and workmanlike too.    A gifted pianist, Msgr. James A. McCloskey also pursued golf, basketball, and tennis. Above...
Advent tidings of comfort and joy

Advent tidings of comfort and joy

By Barbara Hosbach Catholic News Service I dread the shorter, colder days that coincide with Advent here in the Northeast. It’s hard to enjoy a sunset at 4:30 in the afternoon. Fortunately, while the days grow darker, our parish Advent wreath grows brighter with...