Archive of August 26, 2012

Rimini volunteers bring meeting's message to their work

Aug 26, 2012 - 05:23 pm .- Three young Canadians all give one reason for volunteering at this year’s Rimini Meeting – they encounter Jesus Christ through their involvement with the lay Catholic group Communion and Liberation.

Midwest drought to impact altar bread prices

Aug 26, 2012 - 01:09 pm .- Manufacturers of altar bread are preparing to face rising costs of wheat flour as grain prices fluctuate in the wake of a severe drought that continues to plague the Midwest and Western Canada, although they expect to pass along only a minimal price increase to their customers.

Pope Benedict: insincerity is 'the mark of the devil'

Aug 26, 2012 - 12:09 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI said Sunday that a lack of sincerity in life is “the mark of the devil” as witnessed in the decision of Judas Iscariot to continue following Jesus Christ even after he had ceased to believe in him.

St. Jeanne Jugan, Little Sisters of the Poor foundress, honored Aug. 30

Aug 26, 2012 - 07:02 am .- On Aug. 30, the Catholic Church celebrates Saint Jeanne Jugan, also known as Sister Mary of the Cross. During the 19th century, she founded the Little Sisters of the Poor with the goal of imitating Christ's humility through service to elderly people in need.