Local parishes lend a helping hand in times of need and crisis

There is no doubt that it is more rewarding to give than to receive; to help than to be helped. Reaching out and helping others not only changes the life of those who receive the […]

Student winners of first annual Cabrini Day Art Contest announced

The Office of Catholic Schools announced the winners of their first annual Cabrini Day Art Contest on Nov. 13, which is Mother Cabrini’s Feast Day.  Entries were submitted from Catholic schools […]

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Hard lessons of the McCarrick Affair

From the day it was announced that the Vatican would conduct an investigation into the career of former Washington cardinal-archbishop Theodore McCarrick (compelled to renounce his cardinalate and subsequently laicized […]

For Advent and Christmas seasons, Archbishop decrees Vigil Masses can be as early as 1 p.m.

In preparation for the upcoming seasons of Advent and Christmas, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila issued a decree Tuesday proclaiming that vigil/anticipatory Masses can be celebrated as early as 1 p.m. […]

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An Open Letter to a ‘Curly-Headed Facebook Fascist’

Dear Admin,  As you may recall, I’m a member — oops, check that, WAS a member — of your Facebook group “2B – 3A Curls.” It’s the group where we talked about styling tips for wavy […]

‘I couldn’t fix myself’: Bishop Conley opens up about mental health recovery

By Mary Farrow/Catholic News Agency In December 2019, Bishop James Conley of the Diocese of Lincoln announced he was going on a medical leave of absence. Citing diagnoses of depression […]

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The Fire of Faith: Living in Christian freedom and becoming Saints

God’s grace flows through us like a river, washing us and nourishing his divine life in us. His grace flows freely when we let go of the attachments that dam us up, blocking grace’s entry points. If we are distracted […]

Black Catholic History is Catholic History!

Black Catholics have had a huge impact on the history and traditions of Christianity. The National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus of the United States designated November as Black Catholic History Month 30 […]

Local Catholic school students get unique window into Supreme Court hearings

It’s not often that students have the opportunity to talk to someone making history on a national scale, but 8th grade students at Notre Dame Catholic School recently got to visit via Zoom with a […]

Father John Vianney first Beatitudes priest to be ordained in Denver

On Nov. 7, the Community of the Beatitudes made history by ordaining the first member from their community in Denver. Father John Vianney Thanh Viet Thai, originally from Vietnam, was ordained a priest by Archbishop Samuel […]

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An open letter to the people of “Courage”

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: There are many exemplars of the cardinal virtue of courage in the Catholic Church today: Catholics in Hong Kong who risk their lives and […]

Roe v. Wade: Bad law and bad science

A new book by a renowned reproductive healthcare doctor takes a critical look at the flawed science of Roe v. Wade, the infamous Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the U.S. […]