Friday, 05 August 2011 08:57
Its origins, according to the official World Youth Day website (www.madrid11.com), developed from various celebrations dedicated to youth during the Jubilee of 1983-84, called the Holy Year of Redemption in memory of the death of Jesus Christ.
Friday, 05 August 2011 08:55
The primary focus on the pope's trip Aug. 18-21 will be on Catholic youths from around the globe participating in World Youth Day.
But Pope Benedict also will meet with Spain's royal family and with Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, whose government has promoted several policies opposed by the church, including relaxing Spain's divorce laws, easing restrictions on abortion, legalizing same-sex marriage and allowing gay couples to adopt.
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 13:24
To support the local community, Catholic Relief Services — which reopened its office in Cambodia in 1992 — is developing a five-year strategy focusing on family healthcare and education, according to Kellie Hynes, CRS’ Cambodia office director, who visited Los Angeles in late June on her way to meeting in the agency’s Baltimore headquarters.
Wednesday, 27 July 2011 11:04
"We are all deeply saddened by the serious terrorist acts," the pope said after praying the Angelus with pilgrims at the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo July 24.
Thursday, 14 July 2011 16:00
In "achieving their right to self-determination," marked with a July 9 independence ceremony in the capital, Juba, the people of South Sudan have "what the better-educated and better-fed people of Libya, Yemen and many other countries are looking for," said Dan Griffin, adviser on Sudan to the U.S. bishops' Catholic Relief Services.
- Hayden Christmas Pageant
December 12, 2013 (8:30 AM)
- Nazareth House Auxiliary Christmas Luncheon & Card Party
December 12, 2013 (11:30 AM)
- Good Shepherd 90th Anniversary
December 12, 2013 (7:30 PM)
Prayer of the MonthPapal intentions for November: That priests who experience difficulties may find comfort in their suffering, support in their doubts, and confirmation in their fidelity. That as fruit of the continental mission, Latin American Churches may send missionaries to other Churches.
Papal intentions for December: That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Savior's coming.