Archive for October 1, 2023

Santa Rita Parish in Milan, Italy, September 2017.?w=200&h=150

By Anna Kurian

An evening of letters and rose petals to ask St. Thérèse to pray for ‘the impossible’

Special evenings held around St. Thérèse’s feast day take place throughout the world to encourage people to ask for graces... Read more

Julia Oseka with Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia. Perez and other SCHEAP members selected Oseka as one of three Philadelphia delegates to the Synod on Synodality’s North American Continental Assembly.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Meet Julia Oseka: The 22-year-old U.S. voting delegate at the Synod on Synodality

The junior at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, who is majoring in physics and theology, said her participation is “very... Read more

Five children representing five continents speak with Pope Francis in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican on Oct. 1, 2023. The pope will hold a meeting with children at the Vatican on Nov. 6, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Rachel Thomas

Pope Francis to hold meeting with children at the Vatican on Nov. 6

The theme of the event in the Paul VI Audience Hall will be “Let us learn from boys and girls.”  Read more

Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández.?w=200&h=150

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

‘Not much new’ will come out of this year’s synod, Vatican’s doctrine chief predicts

Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández predicts that “those who expect big changes” to come out of this month’s Synod of Bishops... Read more

A man prays the rosary during a daylong event on Sept. 30, 2023, in Washington, D.C., focused on praying and reflecting on the rosary to conclude a nine-month rosary novena.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Thousands join Dominicans in Washington, DC, for rosary pilgrimage

The Sept. 30 Dominican Rosary Pilgrimage included talks by Dominican priests, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, confession, and a vigil... Read more