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Four students from St. Mary’s Dominican High School have been recognized as semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Dominican students recognized as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists are: Ellen Carriere, Emily Munch, Kristina Plunkett and Frances “Veronica” Smith. Continue reading →
Feeling nudged by God? How does it make you feel?
I recently watched Frozen the movie. I could see myself as Elsa with Anna as God.
Elsa, the main character in the movie, wasn’t a typical princess. She was born with magical powers. We all are born unique. “You formed my inmost being.” (Psalm 139:13a) Continue reading →
On July 14, 2015, a historical agreement was established between Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council including – China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States – plus Germany and the European Union. Due to the fear associated with Iran’s nuclear program this agreement has become a controversial topic in the news, as well as a divisive partisan issue.
The Iran deal is a joint comprehensive plan of action which will guarantee the use of Iran’s nuclear program for peaceful purposes only. The overall goal is to push Iran’s capability to manufacture a nuclear weapon from two to three months to a least one year. In order for this to happen, Iran must agree to significant changes in its use of uranium, centrifuges and plutonium.(1) Continue reading →
Being a guest on the West Lawn of the Capitol Building was an incredible experience. Three Our Lady of the Elms students and I were in Washington, DC, on September 24, thanks to the kindness of Congressman Tim Ryan. Before the Pope’s address to Congress, the four of us were standing on the West Lawn talking with others. Elms student Regina McWilliams commented, “It was incredible to witness complete strangers openly talking to each other and praying with those around them whom they didn’t even know.” Continue reading →