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10 saintly quotes to reflect on this Thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2023

By Katie Yoder

The saints believed in giving thanks to God every day. In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, here are 10 quotes... Read more

Image from page 155 of "Young Folks' History of the United States" (1903).

Was Squanto Catholic? What we know about this hero of the first Thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

In March 1621, the chief of the Wampanoag confederation met with the Pilgrims and brought Tisquantum along to translate. He... Read more

Runners in the 13th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot around Vatican City on Nov. 24, 2022.

Seminarians run a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot around Vatican City State

Nov 24, 2022

By Courtney Mares

More than 130 seminarians, priests, and Catholic college students ran in the 13th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot around Vatican City... Read more

Dinners, deliveries and drives: how some Catholics serve up Thanksgiving for the poor

Nov 28, 2019

As many gather for Thanksgiving each year around tables filled with food and family, the National Council of the U.S.... Read more

Pope Francis delivers a homily at Vespers in St. Peter's Basilica on Dec. 31, 2017.

Our response to the gift of Jesus? – ‘Thank you,’ Pope says New Year’s Eve

Dec 31, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

At Vespers for the close of 2017, Pope Francis said that the only adequate response to God’s gift of His... Read more

Commentary: Giving thanks for trials - and for providence

Nov 23, 2017

By JD Flynn

The best feast our family has ever had was in a hospital room, four years ago, on Christmas. Our daughter was... Read more

Cardinal DiNardo: This Thanksgiving, I am grateful for immigrants and refugees

Nov 23, 2017

In his Thanksgiving message, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said he is grateful... Read more

Thanksgiving at the North American College, Rome.

A Seminarian Thanksgiving in Rome

Nov 22, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Seminarians studying at the Pontifical North American College in Rome have a lot to be thankful for come Thanksgiving Day.... Read more

Seminarians from the NAC face off in the 2013 Spaghetti Bowl.

Seminarians bring American football to Rome for Thanksgiving

Dec 2, 2013

Thanksgiving weekend at the North American College in Rome is full of traditions not normally found in Italy. Besides a... Read more


DC Catholics help bring Thanksgiving dinner to the hungry

Nov 28, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Catholics in the nation’s capital are opening their hearts – and kitchens – to the poor, hungry and homeless in... Read more