Archive of September 21, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 21, 2008

Parishes get creative with efforts to go 'green'

Sep 21, 2008 - 03:32 pm .- They call him Recycle Sam, although his name is Ross. The pastor of St. Casimir, Canton, earned the nickname for encouraging his parishioners to recycle. “While at times it is an inconvenience,” said Father Ross M. Syracuse, O.F.M. Conv., “it is amazing to see how much recyclable material we actually use.”

Parable of Workers in the Vineyard is about being called by God, Pope says

Sep 21, 2008 - 11:45 am .- After returning from the dedication of the altar at the cathedral in Albano, Italy, Sunday morning, Pope Benedict spoke about Sunday’s Gospel, the parable of the workers in the vineyard. The Holy Father encouraged his audience with the examples of Sts. Matthew and Paul, who are respectively the narrator of Sunday’s Gospel and the focus of this jubilee year. 

Blood of Saint Januarius liquifies again in Naples cathedral

Sep 21, 2008 - 03:51 am .- The blood of Saint Januarius, patron saint of Naples, has reportedly liquefied again in a continuation of the centuries-long miracle.