Archive of January 9, 2011

US bishops urge prayer on anniversary of Haiti earthquake

Jan 9, 2011 - 06:52 pm .- As the first anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti approaches, U.S. bishops are urging Catholics across the states to pray in solidarity with the ravaged country.

Bishop Morin to re-consecrate Biloxi church

Jan 9, 2011 - 01:11 pm .- For one east Biloxi parish, the New Year signifies a new beginning.

Pope Benedict encourages faithful to resdiscover joy of baptism

Jan 9, 2011 - 12:54 pm .- The gift of faith is the “most beautiful reason to live,” said Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. Faith is sought through baptism and brought to maturity within the Church community, he added.

Bishop Tobin criticizes frenetic ‘gay marriage’ push in Rhode Island

Jan 9, 2011 - 09:42 am .- Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence is warning that the “frenetic rush” to recognize “gay marriage” in Rhode Island is morally wrong and that Gov. Lincoln Chafee and other state leaders are pushing the legislation without adequate debate.

St. Hilary of Poitiers, pioneering early theologian, celebrated Jan. 13

Jan 9, 2011 - 08:07 am .- On January 13, Catholics will celebrate St. Hilary of Poitiers, a fourth-century philosopher whose studies made him a champion of orthodox Trinitarian theology during one of the most difficult periods of Church history.

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