Archive of February 25, 2012

Boys Town founder to be named Servant of God

Feb 25, 2012 - 04:08 pm .- Father Edward Flanagan, the founder of the famous Boys Town orphanage, will be declared a “Servant of God” next month as the Archdiocese of Omaha opens his cause for beatification.

Teachers take day off to serve the needy

Feb 25, 2012 - 01:05 pm .- Ursuline Academy’s faculty and staff of New Orleans, La. don’t just “talk the talk” when it comes to helping the least of their brothers.

Further details of Pope’s Lenten spiritual exercises revealed

Feb 25, 2012 - 11:56 am .- Pope Benedict XVI’s spiritual exercises for Lent will include contemplative prayer and meditations on spiritual themes like the communion of the Christian with God.

Catholic women rally against contraception mandate

Feb 25, 2012 - 06:04 am .- Despite claims that only male clergy and politicians oppose the Obama administration's contraception mandate, Catholic women across the nation are objecting strongly to the federal rule.