Archive of October 20, 2012

Ill. Catholic Charities seek new path without foster care, adoption

Oct 20, 2012 - 05:23 pm .- The Catholic Charities agencies of Illinois are trying to meet society’s needs “in a different way” in their first year without the state contracts that supported their adoption and foster care services.

Gift of personal Bible inspires students

Oct 20, 2012 - 01:02 pm .- Freshmen at Visitation School in Mendota Heights received a special gift from the religion department on the second day of the school year: their own Bibles.

Hundreds evacuated from Lourdes due to flooding

Oct 20, 2012 - 11:17 am .- Flooding in southwestern France has forced hundreds of pilgrims to evacuate the site of a Marian apparition and nearby hotels in Lourdes.

G.K. Chesterton a model for evangelism, author says

Oct 20, 2012 - 07:57 am .- The author of a new book on G.K. Chesterton says the 20th-century author and Catholic convert is a model for joyful evangelization who can help unify the fractured modern worldview.