- Aug 6, 2020
Sister Bethany Madonna of the Sisters of Life spoke Thursday at a Catholic youth leadership conference in Chicago about the love of God.
Speaking to some 8,000 people at a Catholic leadership conference, Bishop Robert Barron said on Tuesday that trust in the risen Christ should give us the courage to preach the truth boldly.
After its opening five-night run at various parishes in Oregon in October, “Tolton: From Slave to Priest” – a play about Father Augustus Tolton, the first recognized African-American priest in the United States – headed to Chicago and several other Illinois cities.
Cardinal Blase Cupich said the “time to act” on gun control is now, a day after 26 people were killed at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Cupich called for a ban on high-powered weapons. “We don’t need military weapons in our society. We’re not supposed to be at war with one another,” he said.
Star of movies such as “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Ted” and “Deepwater Horizon” and producer of the popular HBO series “Entourage,” Mark Wahlberg takes his faith seriously, often attending daily Mass and making time for quiet prayer each morning. The actor says making time for prayer and Mass in a busy life is a “must.”
Actor Mark Wahlberg told a gathering sponsored by the Archdiocese of Chicago, “I feel remorse when I’ve made mistakes.” He later told the audience, “If I could go back and change a lot of things that I did, I would. I look for ways to give back.” Wahlberg also touched on his troubled youth. The actor spent time in jail for a racially motivated attack in 1988, when he was 16.