Sibling musicians see music as ministry

After years of blood, sweat and tears, four siblings from the De Leon family in Germantown, Md., have begun to appreciate that their music ministry draws them closer to God. Their story appears in The Catholic Standard, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Washington.

At first glance at their photo, one is reminded of the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family.”

Bishop Robinson, celibacy and sexual abuse

Sulpician Father Gerald Coleman doesn’t dispute assertions made in retired Australian Bishop Geoffrey Robinson‘s book that cases of sexual abuse of children by priests were often mishandled by the Catholic Church. However, Father Coleman does take issue with the book blaming much of the problem on priestly celibacy.

Read Father Coleman’s guest commentary in Catholic San Francisco.

Bozel siblings share 189 years of ministry in Baltimore

For some Catholic families it’s a huge honor to have one member enter a religious vocation — which makes the Bozel family of Baltimore three times as proud, with three siblings serving 189 years of ministry so far.

Their tale was published in The Catholic Review, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

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