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  • New Orleans 7th Annual Father-Daughter Mission Trip
    Our 7th annual Father-Daughter mission trip to New Orleans was another great success, filled with special graces for our 28 missionaries. We focused on serving the autistic and Downs Syndrome children at St. Michael’s Special Need School as well as the homeless on the streets and in the shelters. The majority of the group came from DC, NY and Canada.
  • Legal pot will have ‘disastrous effects,’ Canadian bishops says
    Ottawa, Canada, Oct 17, 2018 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- Canada’s bishops reiterated their opposition to the legalization of recreational marijuana Wednesday, the same day that legal marijuana sales began across the country. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops underlined “the ethical problems involved with the recreational use and abuse of ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2018-10-18
  • Hacking pastoral care: Youth synod bishops talk technology
    Vatican City, Oct 17, 2018 / 06:00 pm (CNA).- Smartphone apps and Skype have transformed the way at least one synod bishop conducts his pastoral ministry with young people. Bishop David Bartimej Tencer of Reykjavík said Wednesday that digital technologies help him to overcome the geographical challenges that come from ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2018-10-18
  • Chaput: The terrain and challenge U.S. Christians face
    Vatican City, Oct 17, 2018 / 05:33 pm (CNA).- The following interview with Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia was conducted Oct. 16 by Adam Sosnowski and will be released in Poland on Oct. 24 by the Polish Catholic magazine Miesięcznik Wpis (wydawnictwo Biały Kruk). It is published here with ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2018-10-17
  • A synod summary from the Polish synod fathers – Oct 17
    Vatican City, Oct 17, 2018 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- The synod of bishops on young people, the faith, and vocational discernment is being held at the Vatican Oct. 3-28.CNA plans to provide a brief daily summary of the sessions, provided by the synodal fathers from Poland.Please find below the Polish ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2018-10-17