Posts Tagged ‘July 4’

The Religious Foundation of Freedom

Friday, July 4th, 2014

As we reflect on the history of our nation’s founding on this Fourth of July and also bring to a close the Fortnight for Freedom, it is appropriate to recognize the role that religion has played in that effort to build a free and just society.  No small part of that history is the generosity […] [Read more]

Fortnight for Freedom

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Today marks the beginning of a special confluence of our civil and liturgical calendars, a time to prayerfully reflect on and celebrate our religious freedom as Americans and as Catholics.  The second annual Fortnight for Freedom begins today and concludes on July 4, two weeks during which our Catholic liturgical calendar celebrates great martyrs who […] [Read more]