Pope Francis has proclaimed October to be an “Extraordinary Mission Month.” It’s the 100th anniversary of a teaching that propelled the Church to think creatively about her missionary call. The…Read More
Father Rolando Montes believes growing up in the island nation of Cuba has helped make him a better Catholic. “It taught me something that I still try to live: Do…Read More
You don’t have to be Catholic to get help from Catholic Charities. “Some people hear the name and think, ‘If I’m not Catholic, I’m not able to receive help,” said…Read More
From France to Texas to points throughout the Jefferson City diocese, the 150-year history of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word (CCVI) continues to echo along the paths…Read More
The preparation for my ad limina visit to the Holy See is well under way. In July, I submitted to Rome a 137-page report, which covers the activity of the…Read More
“Jesus, we’re not worthy ever, to receive You here today. Say the word, denying never. Make us pure again, we pray.” Plaintive stanzas of contrition and thanksgiving envelop the altar…Read More
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