Family values: Societal changes challenge Cuba's Catholic leaders

Family values: Societal changes challenge Cuba's Catholic leaders

With a high divorce rate, secularism, a societal change of values, "there's little to conserve of the fabric" of Cuba's…

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Transitional deacons ordained in Carey

Transitional deacons ordained in Carey

Bishop Daniel E. Thomas ordained three men who are studying for the priesthood as transitional deacons March 28 at the…

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Fr. John Stowe, rector of Carey shrine, named Lexington bishop

Fr. John Stowe, rector of Carey shrine, named Lexington bishop

Pope Francis has named Conventual Franciscan Father John Stowe, 48, as the third bishop of the Diocese of Lexington, Ky.

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Welcome children, learn from them, pope says at audience

Welcome children, learn from them, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Children are a blessing for humanity and for the church, bringing new life and energy to families and…

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Year of Consecrated Life

Year of Consecrated Life

Learn more about the Year of Consecrated Life.

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ROSE ROCCISANO BARTO, Special to the Chronicle
Sunday, 19 April 2015
BETHLEHEM—Betts Finnegan doesn’t exactly own the choir loft at Sacred Heart of Jesus in Bethlehem. But it’s definitely where she feels most at home. After 40 years of service, many parishioners can’t remember a time when she wasn’t leading several of the church’s music groups. Since he...
CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Sunday, 19 April 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican approved new statutes and bylaws for the U.S. Leadership Conference of Women Religious, ending a seven-year process of investigating the group and engaging in dialogue with its officers to ensure greater harmony with...
MICHELE JUREK, Special to the Chronicle
Sunday, 19 April 2015
OREGON—The Little Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart Home in Oregon ranks second in the state in terms of customer satisfaction, according to a 2014 survey conducted by the Ohio Department of Aging. The home also ranks number one in Lucas County. Th...
BILL COOK, Special to the Chronicle
Saturday, 18 April 2015
OREGON—Every year on March 19th the Little Sisters of the Poor celebrate the St. Joseph feast day by inviting the bishop and priests of the Diocese of Toledo to the Sacred Heart Home for liturgy and a luncheon. Bishop Daniel E. Thomas visits...
CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Saturday, 18 April 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- From Easter to Pentecost -- and especially during the Marian month of May -- Catholics recite the "Regina Coeli" prayer "with the emotion of children who are happy because their mother is happy" that Jesus has risen from the dea...

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