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Striving for unity in all seasons

Striving for unity in all seasons

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The robust, seasonal fluctuations we now experience come with celebrations and holidays — both secular and religious. As we press on in November, making adjustments to colder weather patterns, we honor veterans, celebrate Thanksgiving and, with a Catholic slant, prepare for a new liturgical year via Advent.

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(Civic) friendship is an apostolate

(Civic) friendship is an apostolate

| Jason Adkins | November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you read this, the 2018 elections will have passed. The anger will continue to boil, and new opportunities for outrage will undoubtedly abound. The demonization of political opponents will persist, and the saddling of the American presidency with criminal investigations and threats of impeachment will likely become a permanent feature of our politics.

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Follow the light?

Follow the light?

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Author’s note: Herschell — yes, with two “L’s” — was a character I invented while studying in Jerusalem in 1989. Since then, in those parishes and schools where I have served, Herschell was a familiar fellow who learned his lessons the hard way and still, somehow, through it all, reflected the heart of God.

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¿Sigue la luz?

¿Sigue la luz?

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nota del autor: Herschell — sí, con dos “L” — era un personaje que inventé mientras estudiaba en Jerusalén en 1989. Desde entonces, en esas parroquias y escuelas donde he servido, Herschell era un tipo familiar que aprendió sus lecciones de la manera difícil y aún, de alguna manera, a través de todo, reflejó el corazón de Dios.

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Appointments – November 22, 2018

Appointments – November 22, 2018

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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King of the Universe

King of the Universe

| Father Michael Joncas | November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

By means of his encyclical letter “Quas primas,” promulgated in 1925, Pope Pius XI instituted the feast of Christ the King, to be celebrated in the Roman Rite as the last Sunday of the month of October, meaning the Sunday that immediately precedes the Feast of All Saints.

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Faith groups could be taxed on transit, parking benefits for employees

Faith groups could be taxed on transit, parking benefits for employees

| November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leaders of a diverse group of faiths, including the Catholic Church, and the heads of religious nonprofit organizations are urging Congress to repeal a change in the Internal Revenue Code that would tax houses of worship and other nonprofits for parking and transit benefits they provide to their employees.

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Jesuit priest who led teacher training center killed in South Sudan

Jesuit priest who led teacher training center killed in South Sudan

| November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Jesuit priest from Kenya was reported killed in central South Sudan, according to local media.

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Young adults want ‘genuine leadership’ in church, bishop says

Young adults want ‘genuine leadership’ in church, bishop says

| Carol Zimmermann | November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Near the close of the U.S. bishops’ Baltimore meeting, the church leaders turned their attention to the concerns of Catholic youths and young adults.

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