Archive of July 22, 2012

Catholics to mark opening of Olympic Games with Masses

Jul 22, 2012 - 05:06 pm .- The Catholic Church in England and Wales will celebrate special Masses to open the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games, which begin on July 27.

50-year member: Catholic Daughters offers friendships, service

Jul 22, 2012 - 01:00 pm .- Any guest in Josephine Valasek's midtown apartment quickly discovers what's important to the 89-year-old member of St. Cecilia Parish in Omaha: faith and family.

Pope Benedict 'deeply shocked' by Aurora tragedy

Jul 22, 2012 - 11:07 am .- Pope Benedict XVI is “deeply shocked by the senseless violence” carried out by a lone gunman who injured 58 people and claimed the lives of 12 more when he attacked the crowd in an Aurora, Colo. cinema on July 20.

Lebanese hermit St. Charbel remembered July 24

Jul 22, 2012 - 06:52 am .- On July 24, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of St. Charbel Makhlouf, a Maronite Catholic priest, monk, and hermit who is known for working miracles both during his life and after his death.