Amanda Vernon will offer a concert at the Grotto for pilgrims.
Parishioners from the Northeast Vicariate and elsewhere in the archdiocese will set off on a pilgrimage to enter the Holy Doors at the Grotto on Sunday, Aug. 7. Parishioners from St. Rose Church will walk with Fr. Matt Libra, and welcome others to join them. Wednesday, July 20, 2016
To the casual fan, it may have appeared ominous to see Oregon native Galen Rupp lose the lead in the men’s 5000 meter race at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials July 9 in Eugene. It’s a sight that Rupp fans are not used to seeing.
DURBAN, South Africa (CNS) — As the world moves into the fourth decade of the fight against AIDS, new challenges confront those struggling against the epidemic, and faith communities must continue to assure that those affected by the virus have both treatment and hope, a top U.N. official told religious leaders attending the International AIDS Conference here.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When Pope Francis goes to Poland to meet with an expected 2 million young people from around the world, he's going with a firm idea of the dreams, fears and challenges so many of them face. He knows what lies inside the hearts and minds of today's youth, not because of any third-party polling or sophisticated survey, but because Pope Francis practices what he's called an "apostolate of the ear."
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CNS) — Even on the days he lines up hours before the store opens in his neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Ernesto Salazar is not assured he'll be able to buy basic food items, like flour and rice.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In an effort to help contemplative women religious renew their life and mission in the church and the world, Pope Francis issued a series of new rulings dealing with formation, assets, prayer life, authority and autonomy.
WASHINGTON — Recent comments by a high-ranking Vatican official have sparked questions about the direction priests should face while celebrating Mass, but the Vatican spokesman said Pope Francis has made it clear no changes are foreseen.
VATICAN CITY — Mercy is not an abstract concept but a lifestyle that invites Christians to make an examination of conscience and ask themselves if they place the spiritual and material needs of others before their own, Pope Francis said.