Archive of August 5, 2012

Guadalupe message resounds at Los Angeles' massive Marian festival

Aug 5, 2012 - 06:00 pm .- The Virgin Mary will accompany the Church in the New Evangelization, just as she did during the first preaching of the Gospel in the Americas, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez told around 100,000 devotees at the Aug. 5 Guadalupe Celebration.

Portland charity celebrates 25 years of serving disabled community

Aug 5, 2012 - 05:03 pm .- The Portland, Oregon branch of an international charity that uses interpersonal relationships to serve people with developmental disabilities will celebrate its 25th year of service in the area.

Promoting life, one balloon at a time

Aug 5, 2012 - 01:00 pm .- Eight years ago, Brother Chad McCoy of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius at St. John Cantius Parish, 825 N. Carpenter St. in Chicago, called around to see who could take part in a trip to Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life. 

Pope Benedict challenges believers to put God before worldly cares

Aug 5, 2012 - 12:31 pm .- God's promise of a new and eternal life deserves priority over earthly desires for things that can never satisfy the heart, Pope Benedict XVI taught in his Aug. 5 Sunday Angelus address at Castel Gandolfo.

Order of Preachers founder St. Dominic celebrated Aug. 8

Aug 5, 2012 - 07:08 am .- On Aug. 8, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of St. Dominic Guzman, who helped the cause of orthodoxy in the medieval Church by founding the Order of Preachers, also known as Dominicans.