BEAVERTON — The Confident Catholics Workshop — set for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday April 1 at Our Lady of Peace Retreat here — is a one-day session coordinated with the Archdiocese of Portland and the Franciscan Sisters at Our Lady of Peace Retreat House. Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By 7:30 a.m., there usually are four or five women already in line waiting for the staff to open the doors of Catholic Charities’ Housing Transitions Drop-In Center. For women living on the streets, isolation and anxiety are constant. Finding a place where they are welcomed and supported, regularly, is a sanctuary. Program manager Margi Dechenne understands that and takes it to heart.
BEAVERTON — The Confident Catholics Workshop — set for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday April 1 at Our Lady of Peace Retreat here — is a one-day session coordinated with the Archdiocese of Portland and the Franciscan Sisters at Our Lady of Peace Retreat House.
WASHINGTON — In Spanish, the word "encuentro" means encounter and in the modern church in the U.S., it refers to a series of meetings that will take place over the next four years aimed at getting to know Latinos and producing more involvement in the church of its second largest and fastest growing community.
Bishop Castro has come under attack from politicians and public officials upset for voicing suspicions of corruption in Morelos, a small state just south of Mexico City served by the Diocese of Cuernavaca.
WASHINGTON — Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity, who is president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association, doesn't mince words when it comes to the American Health Care Act, which was short of votes and withdrawn by House Republicans late March 24.
NEW YORK — Evangelization, mercy, encounter and accompaniment are the hallmarks of the first four years of Pope Francis' papacy, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, said March 15.