Archive of January 8, 2012

Archbishop Chaput calls for renewed zeal to address local challenges

Jan 8, 2012 - 06:05 pm .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia encouraged the people of his archdiocese to allow their hearts to burn with love for Christ as they work to renew the Church in the coming year.

Pope baptizes 16 babies in Sistine Chapel

Jan 8, 2012 - 02:51 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI baptized 16 newborn babies during Sunday Mass within the historic surroundings of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel on Jan. 8.

Pope Benedict: Renew your joy as a child of God

Jan 8, 2012 - 02:21 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI used his Sunday Angelus address to remind Christians of the joy of being “children of God,” courtesy of baptism.

Knights of Columbus coat drive helps over 500 kids in Utah

Jan 8, 2012 - 01:06 pm .- At least 225 people started lining up at 7:30 a.m. for the second-annual Coats-4-Kids for a noon distribution at the Saint Vincent de Paul dining hall Dec. 17. A few were turned away when the coats ran out.  

Church honors French-Canadian foundress St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Jan. 12

Jan 8, 2012 - 07:15 am .- On Jan. 12, Roman Catholics remember Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, who not only founded a religious congregation, but was also instrumental in establishing the Canadian city of Montreal.