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Our Lady of Guadalupe’s message remains alive across five centuries

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s message remains alive across five centuries

| Dennis Sadowski | December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nearly 500 years after Mexican peasant Juan Diego was greeted by Mary and urged to share a message of hope and comfort as promised by God’s compassion, Our Lady of Guadalupe continues to inspire new generations of faithful believers in their daily routines and struggles.

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Burnett, Downey take a stab at TV programming with ‘Light TV’

Burnett, Downey take a stab at TV programming with ‘Light TV’

| Mark Pattison | December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey may have misfired with their remake of “Ben-Hur” — due out on video Dec. 13 in what one news release called a “special Christian version” at “select Christian outlets” — but that’s not stopping them from again taking on the world of television, which has long been their bread and butter.

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USCCB leaders seek prayers for migrants, refugees on Guadalupe feast

USCCB leaders seek prayers for migrants, refugees on Guadalupe feast

| December 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

Prayer services and special Masses will be held in many dioceses across the country as the U.S. Catholic Church has asked that the Dec. 12 feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe be a day of prayer with a focus on migrants and refugees.

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Beyond expectations: Pope sees God of surprises at work in 2016

Beyond expectations: Pope sees God of surprises at work in 2016

| Cindy Wooden | December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis described 2016 as a “packed year,” one full of initiatives that helped Catholics “see and touch with their hands the fruits of the mercy of God.”

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Pope: Resistance to God is normal, but you must be honest about it

Pope: Resistance to God is normal, but you must be honest about it

| Carol Glatz | December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Struggling against God is normal because following his way toward redemption always comes with some kind of cross to bear, Pope Francis said in a morning homily.

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New Caritas report sets out building blocks for more-just Europe

New Caritas report sets out building blocks for more-just Europe

| Jonathan Luxmoore | November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Europe’s top Catholic charitable agency has published a “road map for social justice and equality,” urging all church members to defend the poor and marginalized.

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For Cuban exiles, painful memories mix with relief at Castro’s death

For Cuban exiles, painful memories mix with relief at Castro’s death

| Ana Rodriguez-Soto | November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

While many celebrated loudly on the streets, the death of Fidel Castro triggered a more subdued reaction among the Cuban exiles who attended the noon Mass Nov. 26 at the National Shrine of Our Lady Charity.

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2016 Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report

2016 Archdiocesan Chancery Corporation Annual Financial Report

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Report shows God continues to provide, even in hard times
Financial officer report
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With Church’s new year, open lives to grace

With Church’s new year, open lives to grace

| Father Donald DeGrood | November 23, 2016

Each year in the United States, we celebrate the beginning of a new calendar year on Jan. 1 with festivities of all sorts, hoping for a great new year. In our Catholic faith, we celebrate the beginning of a new liturgical year on the first Sunday of Advent, also hoping for a great new year for spiritual reasons.

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