July 12th Christ statue is restored and children are sending get well cards to Pope Francis
May the Lord Jesus Christ be with me, that He may defend me;
may He be within me, that He may conserve me;
may He be before me, that He may lead me;
may He be after me, so that He may guard me;
may He be above me, that He may bless me,
with God the Father and the Holy Spirit who lives
and reigns forever and ever.
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Cursillo: Living the Method
This is a continuing series of educational articles on the Cursillo Movement and Methodology. In recent articles we described the Cursillo Methodology and the importance of Friendship Groups for Catholics to share and grow in their Christian Life using the Tripod Method (Piety, Study, and Action). Today we hear from someone who gives a practical life application of how it’s done.
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Laudato Si' and the U.S. Catholic Church:
A Conference Series on Our Common Home
The first convening was
held at Creighton in June 2019
and the presentations were published in the
Journal of Moral Theology
. The second gathering will be held virtually July 13-15, 2021. In partnership with Creighton, the 2021 conference expresses Catholic Climate Covenant’s leading role coordinating U.S. Catholic enactment of the Vatican
“Laudato Si’ Action Platform.”
Basilica quickly restores Christ statue after it's covered with red paint
Vandals defaced the long-revered statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus outside St. Lawrence Basilica over the July 3-4 weekend, but it was quickly restored by parish staff.
US Church donates aid to Central and Eastern European Churches
Several Catholic dioceses struggling to recover from decades of persecution in Central and Eastern Europe are set to receive support for ministry and outreach to the tune of $3.56 million from the generosity of American Catholics and the annual collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe taken up each winter.
Sisters in Florida condo collapse buried in same coffin
The bodies of two young sisters pulled from the rubble of a Florida condo building — so tiny that the 4 and 10-year-olds were placed in the same casket — were buried alongside their parents Tuesday, their white coffin draped with innocent pink and purple ribbons.
Catholic Church must come clean about what it did to Native Americans
Responding to editors' requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an unsigned editorial titled: "The Catholic Church must come clean -- completely -- about what it did to Native Americans" published online June 30 by America magazine, a national weekly Jesuit publication based in New York.
Iconic Dorothy dress has been there 'all along' at Catholic University
Institute aims to overcome modern challenges to effective catechesis
Miami archbishop, Boston cardinal, pastor offer prayers, comfort at site
Historic Vatican indictments raise as many questions as they answer
The Vatican’s criminal tribunal announced July 3rd it had indicted 10 people and three corporate entities for various forms of financial corruption, much of it centering on an ill-fated $400 million real estate deal in London carried out by the Secretariat of State, long the 800-pound gorilla among the Vatican’s various departments.
Pope prays for assassinated Haitian President and for fraternal harmony for Haitians
In telegram addressed to the Apostolic Nuncio in Haiti, Pope Francis said "Upon hearing the news of the heinous assassination of His Excellency Mr. Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti,” he offers his condolences “to the Haitian people and to his wife, who was also seriously wounded and whose life he commends to God.”
Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian leaders marked South Sudan's Independence Day
Pope Francis, Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury and the Rev. Jim Wallace, moderator of the Church of Scotland, marked the 10th anniversary of South Sudan's independence and again promised to visit the country when it has a stable peace.
Child patients reciprocate Pope's closeness in hospital
A drawing posted on the Twitter and Facebook accounts of the Vatican’s Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital (above) aroused much emotion. It depicts a little girl holding the hand of the Pope who is lying in a hospital bed. It is accompanied by the words of the author, Giulia, in Italian: “Dear Pope Francis do feel prayer, just as I felt yours when I was sick.”
Mexico rights organizer killed, 3rd activist to die in month
An Indigenous rights activist has been killed by a gunman on a motorcycle in southern Mexico, the third organizer to be killed in Mexico in the space of about one month.
The Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center said late Monday that Simón Pedro Pérez López was gunned down outside a market in Simojovel, a town in Chiapas state.
New hospital ship to begin serving Amazon region in Brazil
Focusing on education can promote tollerance and human fraternity
Asia’s Catholic bishops hail Fr. Stan as “martyr of the marginalized”
Residentes del Centro de Acogida "Palazzo Migliori" rezan por Francisco
Con carteles, flores, mensajes de afecto y apoyo para el Papa Francisco, quien se recupera favorablemente tras su operación de colon, un grupo de residentes del Centro de Acogida "Palazzo Migliori" se dirigió esta tarde a las puertas del Hospital Policlínico Agostino Gemelli para expresar su cercanía al Santo Padre a través de cánticos y oraciones.
México. Iglesia pide solidaridad en seguimiento de acontecimientos en Chiapas
La Diócesis de San Cristóbal de las Casas, en Chiapas, México, ha condenado enérgicamente el asesinato de Simón Pedro Pérez López, indígena tzotzil, defensor de los derechos humanos y catequista en la parroquia de "Santa Catarina" de dicha diócesis, quien además fuera presidente de la Organización Civil Las Abejas de Acteal.
México: Iglesia condena la aprobación del uso lúdico de la marihuana
“Depresión, aumento de la ansiedad, aumento en la tasa de suicidios, pérdida de la memoria, desintegración social y, lo más grave, la destrucción de la familia”.
Sacerdote: Familia Guara vivió el 'vínculo de amor' que es la vida familiar
El padre Juan Sosa, pastor de la iglesia católica que está cerca del edificio de condominios ahora demolido en Surfside, mostró una foto de la primera comunión de Lucía Guara, de 11 años, en 2019.
Se reanudan las peregrinaciones a Tierra Santa
Exactamente dos meses después del comienzo del conflicto entre Hamás e Israel, un grupo de peregrinos, entre los que se encuentran periodistas, guiados por el cardenal Enrico Feroci, párroco de Santa María del Divino Amor en Castel di Leva y rector del seminario diocesano de Nuestra Señora del Divino Amor, están viviendo la experiencia especial de visitar los lugares de Jesús del 5 al 9 de julio.
Mass with Bishop Weisenburger Online
July 13th-15th - Laudato Si' and the U.S. Catholic Church: A Conference Series on Our Common Home
July 21st -
Jordan Ministry Team 20th Anniversary Celebration
July 31st -
Online Workshop "Praying in Color: Prayer for the Visual and Kinesthetic Learner"
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