U.S. bishops’ Nov. 10-11 meeting live on Internet
The 2014 Fall General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Baltimore will be live streamed on the Internet, Nov. 10-11.
Did Pope Francis get what he wanted from the synod?
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Since the end of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, news outlets have portrayed the outcome as a “setback” or “loss” for Pope Francis – even a “rebuke” to him.
Holy Family Sisters reflect on Ven. Henriette in November
Because November is a month for gratitude and thanksgiving for the many blessings God has bestowed, the Sisters of the Holy Family are inviting the public to attend several activities in recognition and appreciation of the congregation’s 172 years of service and of the 202nd anniversary of the birth of their foundress, Venerable Henriette Delille.
‘Faithful Citizenship’: Conscience formation guide
“Our position is that we do not publicly support or denounce any candidate,” Archbishop Aymond said. “The U.S. bishops have agreed to ask
Catholics to review the Catholic Church’s teachings and pray and search their consciences in order to decide which candidate’s platform best reflects the teachings of Christ and the church.”
A summary of “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” follows. Complete text at www.faithfulcitizenship.org.
Judge Zainey named 2014 St. JP II Award recipient
Yes, U.S. District Court Judge Jay C. Zainey got mad, but even though “getting even” is thought to be infused in an attorney’s DNA, he chose not to “get even.”
Rather, when Zainey got a less-than-gracious response from his church about meeting the religious education needs of his special needs son Andrew, Zainey and his wife Joy decided to channel their hurt in a way that would help not only their son, who has severe autism, but eventually hundreds of other “special children” across the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Sisters Servants of Mary 100th Anniversary Masses
The Sisters Servants of Mary will celebrate their 100th anniversary of service in the Archdiocese of New Orleans with a Mass of Thanksgiving Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 4640 Canal St., New Orleans.
Archbishop Gregory Aymond will be the principal celebrant.