Diocesan Unbeatens Battle in District 3 Volleyball Championship

For the second year in a row, the Trinity Shamrocks won the District 3 Class AA volleyball championships, and this year in convincing fashion, besting the previously unbeaten Fighting Irish of York Catholic in straight sets. When you serve, pass, set, strike, block and dig the ball well, you are going to beat good volleyball teams. And Trinity did all of those fundamentals in tidy fashion at home on Nov. 10 to sweep the Fighting Irish 25-17, 25-13 and 25-19.

Lancaster Catholic Continues Winning Tradition at District 3 Tennis

The 2020 Fall sports season will be remembered for the challenges of competing amidst an invisible contagion. Many sports teams lost their seasons to Covid and school lockdowns, but there were many who were able to compete and excel.
Notably, Anna Millen of Lancaster Catholic, a four seed, knocked off the prohibitive tournament favorite Anna Lewis of East Pennsboro to reach the finals. Millen then bested the number two seed from Berks Catholic in a three set victory (6-4, 4-6, 7-5) to win the District 3 singles championship. To win 7-5 in final set, breaking serve to do so, speaks to the competitive tenacity it takes to be a champion.

A Review of A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare: Strategies for Deliverance and Healing

Can you feel it? Does it weigh on you? Almost everywhere we turn, whether it be the news or social media, there is an evident unrest in our society today. I and many others have never felt or seen such tension in our lifetimes prior. But why? This palpable unrest is not Left or Right, it is spiritual. We are living through a period of spiritual warfare like no other.

Like I always say, there’s a book for that. Kathleen Beckman has written a fantastic book on the subject of spiritual warfare entitled, “A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare: Strategies for Deliverance and Healing .”

McCarrick Report: Vatican Details McCarrick’s Career and Decades of Sexual Misconduct

The Vatican’s Secretariat of State published on Nov. 10 a report on Theodore McCarrick, saying that the Holy See had received inaccurate information about McCarrick from three New Jersey bishops before McCarrick’s 2001 appointment as archbishop of Washington.

The false information presented by those bishops might have been instrumental in assuring McCarrick’s appointment as Archbishop of Washington, the report said.

Allegations about McCarrick had been sent by Cardinal John O’Connor, then the archbishop of New York, to apostolic nuncio Archbishop Gabriel Montalvo in a letter on Oct. 28, 1999. That letter was subsequently shared with John Paul II, the report states.