by Pedro A. Moreno, O.P. Secretariado de Evangelización y Catequesis
Este año, mi plan es reflexionar sobre nuestras Sagradas Escrituras, la Biblia. Mi oración es que estas reflexiones puedan ayudar a mis hermanas y hermanos a crecer en su amor por la Palabra de Dios y que aprendan más acerca de ella, nuestro gran y sagrado, personal y portátil, don de Dios.
WASHINGTON – Después de finalmente presenciar la canonización de San Óscar Romero, los salvadoreños y admiradores del santo deben darle nueva vida aprendiendo acerca de él, reflexionando sobre cómo sus enseñanzas se aplican al presente y ver cómo ayudar al mundo basándose en el ejemplo que dejó el santo, luchando para poner fin a la injusticia y la exclusión, dijo el Director Nacional de Obras Misionales Pontificias para El Salvador, la patria de nuevo santo.
Each year, I look forward to the last week of January when we observe National Catholic Schools Week. We recognize the value of Catholic education and support our families and schools in educating our young people, so they can reach their full potential.
Still in its inaugural year, Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School is already standing out as a college preparatory school through the integration of classroom education and work-study experience.
WASHINGTON – On Jan. 14, thousands of Catholics across the country will join in prayer for “9 Days for Life.” The prayer campaign, sponsored by the Committee on Pro Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, leads up to the annual Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children.
Poverty is a fact of life even in the most prosperous societies. With January designated by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' as Poverty Awareness Month, it is good time to ensure the least among us is cared for.
The Sanctity of Life Mass, a Mass honoring life from conception to natural death, will be celebrated by Archbishop Coakley at 6 p.m. on Jan. 16 at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 3124 N. Lake Ave. in Oklahoma City.
by Pedro A. Moreno, O.P. Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis
This year, my plan is to reflect on our Sacred Scriptures, the Bible. My prayer is that these reflections can help my sisters and brothers grow in love for, and learn more about, God’s Word – our great and sacred, personal and portable, divine gift.
This new year is just beginning, and in Mother Mary Francis’s book we have a beautiful standard, a guide to carry with us as we journey into these next 12 months. “Cause of Our Joy” is a series of reflections and a compilation of poetry meant to herald the way to Christ, guided by His most holy mother.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Although the weeklong retreat for U.S. Catholic bishops emphasized quiet reflection, several bishops spoke out on social media during the retreat and after it wrapped up Jan. 8 with positive reaction about it and to give shoutouts to the retreat leader, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, who has preached to popes and top officials of the Roman Curia for nearly 40 years.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The clerical abuse crisis and the "crisis of credibility" it created for the U.S. bishops have led to serious divisions within the U.S. church and to a temptation to look for administrative solutions to problems that go much deeper, Pope Francis told the U.S. bishops.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. Catholic bishops are taking part in a closed-door retreat Jan. 2-8 at Mundelein Seminary at the University of St. Mary of the Lake near Chicago to prayerfully consider ways to rebuild trust over the clergy sex abuse crisis.