Archive of July 8, 2012

Catholics providing Syrian refugees with medical treatment

Jul 8, 2012 - 04:56 pm .- It was the end of March when the violence in Syria became unbearable for Salwa, a young mother who lived in the besieged city of Homs with her husband and four children.

Student volunteers travel to lend a helping hand

Jul 8, 2012 - 01:00 pm .- Water stains on the ceiling of her small home remind Susan Tyler every day of the peace Home Works has given her.

An open heart lets God work miracles, Pope teaches

Jul 8, 2012 - 10:35 am .- Nazareth’s rejection of Jesus highlights the need for people to have an open and trusting disposition towards God in order to receive miracles, Pope Benedict XVI said on July 8.

Western monastic patron St. Benedict celebrated July 11

Jul 8, 2012 - 07:24 am .- On July 11, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Saint Benedict of Nursia, the sixth-century abbot who gave Christian monasticism its lasting foundation in Western Europe.