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Watch AbbeyFest via livestream

View the 4 p.m. Mass celebrated by Archbishop Nelson Perez, plus more, live from Daylesford Abbey in Paoli as the day-long festival of music, faith and family draws to its ending crescendo.

Led to joy by a mother’s tears

As Our Lady of Sorrows, Mary shows us how anguish can break open our hearts for Christ and for others, writes Gina Christian.

Lansdale relying on selflessness, personal accountability for soccer success

In a Catholic League with stiff competition, the Crusaders are seeking a boys’ soccer championship in which everyone is involved and, the players themselves emphasized, toxicity and negativity won’t be tolerated.

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