Archive for October 8, 2023

Bishop Timothy Senior, then-rector of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, leads a tree blessing ceremony for the Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Sept. 1, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Gambino

St. Charles Seminary receives $1.2 million grant from Lilly Endowment to improve preaching

The Philadelphia-based seminary has received the largest single programming grant from a charitable foundation in its almost 190-year history. Read more

Pope Francis prays during a general audience in St. Peter's Square on Sept. 20, 2023. Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, patriarch of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, celebrates Easter Sunday Mass at the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on April 4, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis, Jerusalem patriarch call for peace after Hamas attack

The pope issued an appeal Sunday to “please stop weapons attacks!” Read more

Pope Francis waves from a window of the Apostolic Palace during his weekly Sunday address and Angelus on Oct. 8, 2023. He spoke about the importance of having gratitude for the gifts one has received, especially the gifts of life and faith from God.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: Do not forget your life and faith are a gift from God

“Jesus reminds us what happens when a person deceives himself into thinking that he does things on his own, and... Read more