Archive of October 5, 2013

'Little Flower' artifacts draw faithful closer to St. Thérèse

Oct 5, 2013 - 03:03 pm .- As a weathered wooden writing desk tours the U.S., its drawers stained black with century-old ink, its presence helps bring the faithful closer to the saint who used it to pen “Story of a Soul” –  Thérèse of Lisieux.

Legion of Christ general chapter announced for January

Oct 5, 2013 - 01:48 pm .- The Papal delegate overseeing the Legion of Christ has announced that the order's general chapter will commence Jan. 8, 2014, to establish new constitutions for the order and to elect its new leaders.

Diocesan ministries providing much-needed lifelines

Oct 5, 2013 - 11:44 am .- The poverty rate is deepening in Rhode Island and in response the Diocese of Providence is opening its arms even wider by way of its ministries.

Deacons ordained in Rome to preach the Gospel in US

Oct 5, 2013 - 11:38 am .- On Thursday, 41 seminarians studying at the North American College in Rome were ordained deacons for their respective dioceses in the United States and Australia.

Holocaust survivor thanks Pope for Church's aid in WWII

Oct 5, 2013 - 05:57 am .- The last living person whom the Bishop of Assisi saved from being killed during the Holocaust met with Pope Francis yesterday, thanking him for the Church's role in protecting her people.

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