Archive of November 18, 2012

Jesus Christ is constant in transient world, Pope says

Nov 18, 2012 - 04:27 pm .- During his Sunday Angelus remarks at the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI said that the Sunday gospel reading about the passing of the world is a reminder that Jesus Christ is the focus and source of all creation.

Hurricane Sandy efforts move from relief to recovery

Nov 18, 2012 - 04:03 pm .- Dioceses in the mid-Atlantic are starting to move their Hurricane Sandy relief efforts to a focus on recovery, 18 days after the storm first touched American soil.

Franciscan Outreach provides shelter to Chicago’s homeless 365 days a year

Nov 18, 2012 - 01:04 pm .- In mid-October, Teresa Widman did not know where she was going to sleep, or what she was going to eat. Her diabetes was out of control, and her blood sugar was sky high.

Feast of St. Columbanus, Irish monk and 'Father of Europe,' falls on Nov. 23

Nov 18, 2012 - 08:05 am .- An originator of Ireland's unique monastic tradition, who went on to serve as a missionary to continental Europe during the early Middle Ages, the abbot Saint Columbanus – also known as St. Columban – is honored by the Catholic Church on Nov. 23.