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The Catholic Spirit invites young artists in the archdiocese to participate in a poster contest with the theme: “I unwrap the real gift of Christmas when . . .”
Entries must be postmarked or dropped off at The Catholic Spirit offices by Wednesday, Dec. 11
An official at the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace said that, despite widespread news reports and the statement of an Italian bishop, he does not expect Pope Francis to write an encyclical on the subject of poverty.
Every morning when you awake, if someone were to ask you, “What is your purpose today?” I wonder what your response would be.
The ordination of Andrew Cozzens to the Episcopacy will take place on December 9 at the Cathedral of Saint Paul at 2 p.m. Learn more and watch a live stream of the ordination online.
Second Sunday of Advent — Dec. 8
Pope Francis accepted a proposal to set up a special commission on the sexual abuse of children, which will advise him on ways to prevent abuse and provide pastoral care for victims and their families.