Archive of August 14, 2011

Groundbreaking series on Catholicism to air on PBS this fall

Aug 14, 2011 - 06:02 pm .- A high-definition series exploring the beauty and richness of Catholicism is set to air on over 80 public television stations across the U.S. this fall.

Learn to trust and call upon Jesus, Pope counsels

Aug 14, 2011 - 02:14 pm .- Christians shouldn’t be afraid to call upon the name of Jesus Christ for help at all stages of their lives, Pope Benedict XVI said in his Sunday Angelus address on Aug. 14.

Spirit moved layman’s push for sacred vows

Aug 14, 2011 - 01:18 pm .- St. Thomas More Parish in San Francisco is hosting a wedding for as many as 20 couples — one parish’s response to a decline of almost 50 percent in weddings among Catholics in the past two decades.

Monastic reformer St. Bernard of Clairvaux remembered August 20

Aug 14, 2011 - 07:01 am .- On August 20 the Catholic Church will honor St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the twelfth-century monk who helped to build up the Cistercian order – some of whom are known today as the Trappists. Bernard is considered the last of the Church Fathers in the Western tradition.

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