News
Updated: October 27th, 2014
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Thursday, 30 October 2014
NORWALK—In his first deanery visit, Bishop Daniel E. Thomas asked the congregation to grow in holiness by performing three simple tasks: pray the rosary, fast and do something for the poor. His remarks were made during a vespers service homily Oct. 29 at Norwalk St. Paul, which was full of people...
ANGELA CAVE Catholic News Service
Thursday, 30 October 2014
ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) -- Entire families navigate their smartphones while sharing meals at restaurants. Students text in class. Parents take phone calls at their children's sporting events and plays. It's no surprise that cellphones affect even church....
FATHER MICHAEL MENDL, SDB Special to the Chronicle
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
RAMSEY, N.J.— Father Dennis Hartigan, formerly president of Toledo Central Catholic High School, made his profession as a Salesian of Don Bosco Oct. 3 in the presence of 25 Salesians, the 830 students of Don Bosco Prep and the school staff, Msgr. W...
CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The family is under attack now more than ever because of today's culture of division that wants to break from and be free of all everlasting bonds and forms of solidarity, Pope Francis said. "Talking about problems of the famil...
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Tuesday, 28 October 2014
NORWALK—Tickets are now available for the Catholic Charities’ annual Chicago bus trip Nov. 8. The bus is to board at 5:30 a.m. and leave at 6 a.m. from the former Kmart parking lot in Norwalk. The group is to return between 1 a.m. ...
Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
BETHESDA, Md. (CNS) -- Nina Pham, a Dallas nurse who was the first person known to have contracted the Ebola virus in the United States, thanked God, her family and her medical team for her recovery O...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Monday, 27 October 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis called for abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, and denounced what he called a "penal populism" that promises to solve society's problems by ...
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Monday, 27 October 2014
CHICAGO—Daniel Kennedy and 10 other Jesuit novices professed first vows to Jesuit Father Brian G. Paulson, provincial for the the Society of Jesus Chicago-Detroit Province, during a Mass Aug. 9. ...
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Monday, 27 October 2014
TOLEDO—Area singers are invited to join the Christian Festival Choir in preparation for its annual free Christmas benefit concert. The cantata, “An Evening in December,” is to be presented Dec....
MARIE MISCHEL Catholic News Service
Sunday, 26 October 2014
SALT LAKE CITY (CNS) -- One hundred years ago, Cardinal James Gibbons of Baltimore endorsed the work of the Girl Scouts and their relationship with the Catholic Church. That relationship remains vibr...