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December 14, 2021

Almost 300 altar servers thanked with a special Mass of appreciation

Close to 300 altar servers, boys and girls, were recognized for their dedication to God at the second annual Auxiliary Bishop George Sheltz Altar Servers Appreciation Mass on Nov. 13.

December 14, 2021

Young Catholics disconnect to reconnect with God, friends and nature at Camp Kappe

For more than four decades, deep in the heart of the piney woods, the young Church has found safe and holy grounds to disconnect from their busy lives and familiar environments to reconnect with God, nature and each other in community.

December 14, 2021

Former correctional ministries director honored at CNC event

Christian New Creation, founded as Catholic New Creation by Father Ron Cloutier on April 3, 2002, began its 20th-anniversary celebrations honoring its founder in October at Isaiah House.

December 14, 2021

U.S. bishops focus on Eucharist, young people, moms in need

The U.S. bishops spotlighted two major initiatives focused on the central role of the Eucharist Nov. 17, the second of two days of public sessions of their fall general assembly held Nov. 15 to 18.

December 14, 2021

Bishops encouraged to be creative as synodal process begins

The synodal process the church is entering into is meant to show that "no one is unimportant in this time of listening," Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville told his fellow bishops gathered for their annual fall general assembly.

December 14, 2021

Legion of Mary celebrates a century of Marian prayer, faith

Members of the Legion of Mary gathered for a special Mass celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo on Sept. 11 to mark the group’s 100th anniversary since its founding in France 100 years ago by Servant of God Frank Duff.

December 14, 2021

TOROK: A season of hope, prayer for families

Advent is the season of hope in the Lord -- but how can we embrace this season as a family?

December 14, 2021

MILLARE: Praying for the souls in Purgatory

Why do we Catholics pray for the dead?

December 14, 2021

GARCIA-LUENSE: An Advent to pause, wait and prepare

In the age of same-day shipping, Advent may be a challenge to pause, wait and prepare our minds and hearts, as well as our homes, for Christmas.

December 14, 2021

POMETTO: How to avoid mutiny - The Synod on Synodality

The upcoming Synod is a reflection of Pope Francis's desire for the Church to always listen to the people of God, Pometto writes.

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