Archive of October 25, 2013

Evangelization training to be held blocks from White House

Oct 25, 2013 - 05:08 pm .- The lay evangelization training program Catholic Voices will bring its next group training to within blocks of the White House, as it teaches Catholics how to share the message of the Catholic faith.

Catholic school engages students in national safe driving commitment

Oct 25, 2013 - 04:59 pm .- In the midst of National Teen Safe Driving week, a Catholic school in Nebraska is competing to win grant money for their school by encouraging students to take a safe driving pledge.

Woman healed by John Paul II visits Mexico's Guadalupe shrine

Oct 25, 2013 - 01:12 pm .- The Costa Rican woman healed of a brain aneurism by the intercession of John Paul II visited Mexico City to pray before the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, giving thanks for a second chance at life with her family.

US ambassador to Vatican united with Pope in care for poor

Oct 25, 2013 - 11:59 am .- The new United States ambassador to the Holy See revealed his shared concern with Pope Francis for those who are subject to poverty, as well as his optimism on U.S. relations with the Vatican.

Pope: Sacrament of Confession is not a 'torture chamber'

Oct 25, 2013 - 08:39 am .- During his daily Mass Pope Francis centered his homily on the Sacrament of Reconciliation, stressing that sin is an everyday struggle which requires accountability through “face-to-face” contact.

Catholic sports group immerses athletes in richness of faith

Oct 25, 2013 - 06:03 am .- In light of recent events at the Vatican honoring the bond of sports and faith, one catholic organization revealed their goal to both evangelize through sports, as well as form athletes on an integral level.

George Weigel awarded for works on Blessed John Paul II

Oct 25, 2013 - 04:05 am .- George Weigel was honored Oct. 22 with the Blessed John Paul II Award for the New Evangelization, for his work investigating the life and work of the late Pope.

New book details Benedict XVI's love for nature, ecology

Oct 25, 2013 - 02:01 am .- A new book collecting Benedict XVI's speeches on ecology and man's relationship with nature reveals his love and concern for nature and animals, according to the emeritus Pope's once-private secretary.

Colorado parish cultivates 'new evangelization' spirit

Oct 25, 2013 - 12:10 am .- A Denver-area parish’s mission week seeks new and creative ways to bring people to church and to encourage Catholics to create “a culture of the new evangelization.”

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