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ST. CECILIA WELCOMES PAROCHIAL VICAR

  The 8th grade leaders of St. Cecilia Catholic School recently welcomed their new Parochial Vicar, Fr. Nicolaus Thai. St....

CATHOLIC AGENCIES PREPARED TO HELP IN PUERTO RICO, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Thousands sought shelter in Puerto Rico, as Hurricane Maria, called a “monster storm” by many, hit the...

SHARE THE JOURNEY CAMPAIGN URGES CATHOLICS TO CONNECT WITH MIGRANTS

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A prayer here, a share on social media there, a voice of support in a letter to...

OCTOBER IS LIFE AND DIGNITY MONTH

Life is precious. From conception to natural death, life is a gift that should be respected as such. Just look...

PETER CLAVER VS. IMMANUEL KANT

One of the greatest heroes of the social justice wing of the Church is, quite rightly, the seventeenth century “slave...

SHARE HOPE WITH THOSE SEEKING BETTER LIVES, POPE SAYS

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The same hope that moves people to seek a better life for themselves and their loved...

U.S. CATHOLIC AGENCIES PREPARE FOR “SHARE THE JOURNEY” GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

Today Pope Francis will launch the worldwide, two-year “Share the Journey” campaign, calling on Catholics and the faithful to ‘encounter’...

WE PRAY TO SAINTS BECAUSE WE ‘NEED OUR HEROES’

If you’re reading this story on the Internet, well, yes, there’s a saint for that: Isidore of Seville. The scholar,...

VATICAN DIPLOMAT CALLS ON U.N. TO PURSUE PEACE IN WORLD’S TROUBLE SPOTS

UNITED NATIONS (CNS) — A Vatican official called on the world’s governments to strive more actively to prevent wars, protect...

MAGNIFICAT COMES TO ORANGE

“Women are the measure of civilization,” Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen once said. It is a quote that became something of...