Cappella Romana, the Northwest’s unique musical group presenting sacred music of both the East and West, presents The Rose Ensemble from Minneapolis, Minn., for one performance only in Portland, at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Rose Ensemble performs the program Il Poverello. Thursday, November 19, 2015
The year 2015 represents the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's landmark declaration on interreligious relations, "Nostra Aetate." This book is a most appropriate way for undergraduates and dialogue groups to become engaged with the fruits of the many dialogues between Catholics and representatives of other religions that have flourished on the local, national and international level since its promulgation.
"Father Augustus Tolton: The First Recognized Black Catholic Priest in America." Born into slavery, he fled with his mom and siblings through the woods of northern Missouri and across the Mississippi while being pursued by soldiers.
NEW YORK (CNS) — Among the many hundreds of canonized saints recognized by the Catholic Church, few if any enjoy the popularity of Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, the man better known as St. Francis of Assisi. His intriguing life and enduring fame won him the attention of Hollywood.