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Corpus Christi and the Case for Change

As you prepare to celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi, have you ever thought of how it provides the underpinnings for systemic change?

Following the Way of Charity As We Age

Today, besides a strong legacy of ministries, these Charity congregations are marked by an abundance of elderly members. As followers of Jesus in the Vincentian way, our sisters have devoted their entire lives to ministry: educating, caring for, reaching out to, and...

U.S. Catholic Bishops are Mobilizing on Migration

In time for our year of welcoming the stranger, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is establishing a working group that is tasked with developing support for immigrants and refugees. The help will come in the forms of spiritual, pastoral and policy advocacy...

Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities (Sept. 9)

"A violent clash of opulence and poverty is shaking the ground under our feet. Our duty as Christians is to throw ourselves between  these two camps in order to accomplish by love what justice alone cannot do."- Bl. Frédéric Ozanam Living in a time of crisis and...
A passionate proclamation of the Gospel – Spontaneous Pope

A passionate proclamation of the Gospel – Spontaneous Pope

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops offers this precious recording of  the moment (at 7 minute 40 seconds in) when Pope Francis went off-script and spoke from his heart about the good news and its connection with the family. Visit their site to see...

Labor Day and Laudato Si

Labor Day and Laudato Si

The US Bishops are drawing the connection between Labor Day and Laudato Si. Families have been receiving a lot of attention recently. In his encyclical, Laudato Si', Pope Francis teaches that of all the groups that play a role in the welfare of society and help ensure...

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