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Nightfever took place at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on the evening of Nov. 20. In the darkened cathedral, a light shone brightly on the Eucharist on the altar, draped in a cloth of red and white. more
Parishes in the archdiocese will join others across the nation in praying for the sanctity of all human life on the National Night of Prayer for Life, Dec. 8-9. The prayer service typically consists of four hours of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, recitation of the Rosary and other vocal prayer, silent meditation and Benediction. Prayers will be offered to end abortion and all offenses against the dignity of the human person, to make reparation for these sins and pray for the healing of those who are suffering. The effort is intended to help build the culture of life and civilization of love in our nation. The following parishes in the archdiocese are participating: more
The archdiocesan Catechetical Office’s annual Certification and Recognition Ceremony, which honored six catechetical leaders and recognized many catechists, took place on Nov. 15 in the chapel of … more
Opening the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica and the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis also hopes to open a year of “fervent dialogue” among Christians, Muslims and Jews, so that all who profess faith in a merciful God may be stronger in showing mercy toward one another. more
Using God’s name to try to justify violence and murder is “blasphemy,” Pope Francis said Nov. 15, speaking about the terrorist attacks on Paris. “Such barbarity leaves us dismayed, and we ask ourselves how the human heart can plan and carry out such horrible events,” the pope said after reciting the Angelus prayer with visitors in St. Peter’s Square. more
The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said he was disturbed by calls from federal and state officials for an end to the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States. more
The U.S. bishops approved a formal statement on pornography and additions to their quadrennial statement on political responsibility at their Nov. 16-19 fall general meeting in Baltimore. more
Italian journalists standing trial in a Vatican court defended their right to freedom of the press, while the Vatican prosecution said the way they acquired confidential information was illegal. more
Despite the ongoing violence in the Central Africa Republic, Pope Francis wants to visit the country Nov. 29-30, plans for the visit are in place, and the security situation is being monitored, the Vatican spokesman said. more
The U.S. bishops Nov. 17 endorsed the sainthood causes of a Pennsylvania native who in 1974 became the first quadriplegic priest to be ordained for the Catholic Church, a Native American and his companions who were martyred in colonial Florida, and a Spanish missionary regarded as a mystic who served in the American Southwest. more
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