- Oct 29, 2020
‘While it is true that Jesus was born in a stable, he didn’t stay there. He came down so that we might go up, and a beautiful church reminds us of our ultimate destiny and our heavenly calling.’ Its parish priest shares the heart-and-mind-raising qualities of Our Lady of the Rosary, Greenville.
November 15 marked the 225th anniversary of the arrival of the Sulpician fathers in America and the founding of St. Mary’s Seminary and University. The seminary’s chapel held a prayer service that included the conferral of an honorary doctorate of divinity degree on Cardinal Marc Ouellet.
Donald Trump is far from many peoples’ idea of a president. But whatever you think of him, he’s the best chance in a long time for securing pro-life legislative goals. So argues Brendan O’Morchoe, National Director of Pro-Life Future and the Director of Strategy at Students for Life of America.
Bishop Gregory J. Mansour will be the next chairman of Catholic Relief Services. “I have seen firsthand the suffering of Christians and others violently forced from their homes in the Middle East,” he said. “But it is heartening to see the compassionate work that CRS continues to do in the midst of chaos.”
At St. Brendan Catholic Church in a Miami suburb, there was no overt mention of Castro, but during the Prayers of the Faithful, one of the two priests prayed for “an end to communism, especially in Cuba and Venezuela.”
President-elect Donald Trump relied heavily on the importance of law and order. Father Dwight Longenecker reflects on the concepts of authority, justice and peace, and questions whether Catholics can support a law and order administration.