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December 2, 2014

Irish Church to put parish records online

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 day ago
The Catholic Church and the National Library of Ireland are working together to put thousands of parish records online. Almost 400,000 images of Catholic parish register...

Central African Republic's �descent into hell' continues, bishops say

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 day ago
The armed conflict in the Central African Republic that began two years ago ushered in a "descent into hell" that continues to this day, the nation's bishops said in an Advent ...

Daily Reflection — Prepare a Way for the Lord

Integrated Catholic Life - 3 months 1 day ago
The Lord wants to enter into your heart and be with you… yes, YOU! He stands at the door and knocks. Will you open up and let Him in? Jesus wants to be in relation with you more...

The Church is about Christ – not an NGO, Pope tells Swiss bishops

EWTN - Vatican News - 3 months 1 day ago
Vatican City, Dec 2, 2014 / 05:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In an address to the Swiss bishops on Monday, Pope Francis urged them maintain a lively faith, lest their country's...

Westminster and Northampton Dioceses Prepare for Year of Consecrated Life

Diocese of Westminster - 3 months 1 day ago
On Saturday 15 November fifty Religious from various Congregations and from Westminster and Northampton Dioceses assembled at the Niland Centre to prepare for the celebration of...

Putting ourselves in the hands of surgeons and God

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 day ago
I have just been reading Do No Harm, the memoirs of Henry Marsh, a neurosurgeon. It would make a good Christmas present for someone connected to the medical world as it is an...

'Year for Vocations': English diocese stresses universal call to sainthood

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 day ago
Shrewsbury, England, Dec 2, 2014 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Alongside the Year for Consecrated Life called for by Pope Francis, the Diocese of Shrewsbury, England, is observing...

Daily Reflection for December 2, 2014

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 day ago
  Today’s Gospel: Luke 10: 21-24 I fall into this trap all too often. Fear, doubt, pride and envy always lead me to believe that I have nothing of worth to offer. This causes me...

Police officer leans on Catholic faith during Ferguson crisis

American Catholic - Top News - 3 months 1 day ago
ST. LOUIS (CNS) -- Among the iconic images of the 9/11 tragedy, photographs of policemen and firefighters stand out: The first responders were entering the doomed World Trade...

Ukrainian Catholic leader: �as long as we are on the side of good, we are invincible'

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 day ago
The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the largest of the Eastern Catholic churches in full communion with the Holy See, recently marked the first anniversary of...

Jerusalem vicar: coexistence of Hebrew, Arab Catholics is sign of hope for Holy Land

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 day ago
Amid rising tensions between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem, the patriarchal vicar for Hebrew-speaking Catholics said that the coexistence of Hebrew and Arab Catholics...

Thousands of Tango dancers to perform for Pope's birthday

EWTN - World Catholic News - 3 months 1 day ago
Rome, Italy, Dec 2, 2014 / 04:43 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis enjoys the customs of his native Argentina. He drinks mate – an Argentinean tea – he follows soccer, and likes...

Problems for Iraq's Christian refugees are �totally overwhelming,' says nun

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 day ago
The prioress of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena in Iraq has described the difficult circumstances of refugees who have fled the advance of the Islamic State. "...

ASK FATHER: “To contribute to the support of one’s pastor.”

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 1 day ago
From a reader… QUAERITUR: If one spends hundreds of dollars a years on Mass stipends, can that be considered keeping the precept of the Church that says one must “contribute to...

Don’t let the Church become just another NGO, Pope tells Swiss bishops

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 day ago
The Catholic bishops of Switzerland have a serious obligation to ensure that the Church does not become just another non-governmental organisation (NGO), Pope Francis has said....

Vatican cricket club pay tribute to Phillip Hughes

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 day ago
St Peter’s Cricket Club, the Vatican’s cricket team, has paid tribute to Phillip Hughes, the Australian batsman who died last week. The players joined the ‘#putoutyourbats’...

Thousands of Tango dancers to perform for Pope's birthday

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 day ago
Rome, Italy, Dec 2, 2014 / 02:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis enjoys the customs of his native Argentina. He drinks mate – an Argentinean tea – he follows soccer, and likes...

Boko Haram escalates terror campaign in Nigeria; Christian town attacked

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 day ago
Militants attacked the northeastern Nigerian town of Shani, a largely Christian town in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria. The Islamist movement Boko Haram, whose campaign of...

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

Integrated Catholic Life - 3 months 1 day ago
“Kindness has converted more people than zeal, science, or eloquence.” (Blessed Teresa of Calcutta; No Greater Love) Print this entry

Archbishop Cupich on Holy Communion and pro-abortion politicians

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 day ago
During an appearance on the television news show Face the Nation, Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago addressed questions about the reception of Holy Communion by pro-abortion ...

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