Religious liberty is the first liberty granted to us by God and protected in the First Amendment to our Constitution. It includes more than our ability to go to Mass on Sunday or pray the Rosary at home. It also encompasses our ability to contribute freely to the common good of all Americans.
After working 32 years in public school education, Diane Zuccarini considers her current role as St. Francis of Assisi School principal to be a blessing, where every day starts with student-led prayers and praise dancing, and Gospel messages are implemented throughout the curriculum.
On Sunday, May 27, Catholic churches around the world will celebrate what is considered to be the birthday of the Church — Pentecost.
The feast day, celebrated 50 days after Easter Sunday, commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the remaining 11 Apostles of Christ after the resurrection of Jesus.
As the Catholic Church approaches the 50th anniversary of the opening of Vatican II, and the start of the “Year of Faith” in October 2012, there is a need for a recommitment to the Ecumenical and Interreligious movement and our search for understanding among religions.
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