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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.
  • At pro-life Mass, Naumann calls for mercy
    Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 09:00 pm (CNA).- The pro-life movement must be one of mercy, said Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City Thursday night, at the opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-01-18
  • New birth control patch would administer contraception via self-injecting needles
    Atlanta, Ga., Jan 17, 2019 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Scientists and researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta are working on a birth control patch that would inject a contraceptive drug into women’s skin through biodegradable microneedles. The quarter-sized patch would be applied to the skin for ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-01-17
  • Indiana Catholic school opens ‘adoration club’
    South Bend, Ind., Jan 17, 2019 / 04:15 pm (CNA).- It’s not unusual for a school to offer an after school drama or Spanish club. Some schools even offer a robotics club. But few schools offer a club dedicated to adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. St. Joseph Grade School in ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-01-17
  • Vatican releases online guide to combat $150 billion human trafficking industry
    Vatican City, Jan 17, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican said yesterday that the most significant cost associated with human trafficking is the exploitation and degradation of its victims.   With a new online guide, the Vatican seeks to combat the “ugly business” of human trafficking, which is ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-01-17