St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Norman presents “St. Thomas More Talks,” at 7 p.m. each Thursday during September in the parish hall. It is a series of adult education presentations aimed at strengthening the parish's spiritual formation.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Amid heated discussion surrounding the new abortion law in Texas, which bans abortions from six weeks, Catholic bishops have emphasized the importance of a long-running state program to help pregnant women.
Traveling around the United States presents ample opportunity to enrich our Catholic faith by visiting various holy sites, including those that may be hidden gems. Perhaps you have stopped to participate in Mass while traveling on vacation or business. There is a good possibility you could have easily missed a sacred monument, marvel or miracle in the area.
The College Board released the Advanced Placement Scholar awards for the 2020-2021 school year, and 105 students at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School were named AP Scholars, the largest number of BMCHS students to ever receive the honor.
In the summer before the Second Vatican Council opened, Pope John XXIII met with Cardinal Léon-Joseph Suenens in the papal residence at Castel Gandolfo. “I know what my part in the Council will be,” the pope told the Belgian archbishop. “It will be to suffer.”
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched a new initiative aimed at addressing polarization in society. Based on Pope Francis’ call in his encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti” for “a better kind of politics, one truly at the service of the common good” (No. 154), the new initiative, “Civilize It: A Better Kind of Politics” asks Catholics to respond to this invitation with charity, clarity and creativity.
A scattering of Hurricane Ida evacuees from storm-battered Louisiana to neighboring states across the south is presenting a familiar crisis for regional Catholic Charities agencies following Hurricane Ida’s Aug. 29 landfall.
WASHINGTON - Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on International Justice and Peace, released a statement on the Holy Father’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. The bishops emphasized developing an ecological conscience, informed by faith, science, and reason that leads to prayer, sound judgment, and action.