Archive of November 15, 2009

Knights of Peter Claver celebrate 100th anniversary

Nov 15, 2009 - 08:49 pm .- The Knights of Peter Claver marked the 100th Anniversary of their founding on Nov. 7. The Catholic fraternal group, the largest historically African-American Catholic lay organization in the U.S., says it will continue its founders’ commitment to the Church and to community service.

After a series of dreams about Mary, Hindu couple joins the Church

Nov 15, 2009 - 02:20 pm .- It was three years ago when Uma Krishnan, a devout Hindu, says she first dreamed of the Virgin Mary. It was January 2006 and she was living in Singapore with her husband, Kumar, and her son, Karthi. In her dream she saw a “very humble lady” surrounded by candles.

Catholic charity is not mere social work, Vatican dicastery warns

Nov 15, 2009 - 12:03 pm .- The Pontifical Council Cor Unum, the Vatican dicastery responsible for coordinating Catholic charitable organizations around the world, issued a statement on Saturday recalling that Catholic Christian charity is not merely social work, and that workers in Catholic organizations need to be renewed in their faith.

Jesus Christ’s words are eternal amidst a creation ‘destined to end,’ Pope Benedict says

Nov 15, 2009 - 11:25 am .- With thousands of faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus, Pope Benedict XVI focused his address on Sunday’s Mass reading from the Gospel of St. Mark. While creation is “destined to end,” he said, Jesus’ words are “eternal.”

Bishop Rhoades to replace Bishop D'Arcy in Notre Dame's diocese

Nov 15, 2009 - 10:19 am .- Pope Benedict XVI appointed on Saturday Bishop of Harrisburg, Penn. Kevin C. Rhoades as the ninth Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, the diocese that includes University of Notre Dame.

Church to celebrate feast of first modern medical doctor ever canonized

Nov 15, 2009 - 04:45 am .- On November 16, the Church will celebrate the feast of St. Joseph Moscati, the first modern medical doctor to be canonized. Born on July 25, 1880 in Benevento, Italy, he lived out the Gospel through his position as a teacher and physician.

Catholic bishop takes the Faith onto the ice

Nov 15, 2009 - 03:42 am .- On Nov. 5, Bishop Thomas Paprocki, known as the “Holy Goalie” of the Archdiocese of Chicago, skated with the Green Knights at St. Norbert College in Wisconsin and addressed the team in the locker room before their game.

California voters opposed to revisiting Prop. 8 in 2010 election, poll says

Nov 15, 2009 - 01:36 am .- A new poll shows that almost 60 percent of California voters show they don’t want an initiative seeking to overturn Proposition 8 on the 2010 ballot.

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