Chinese Catholics pray at Mass for success of Olympics
Aug 13 2008
SHAJIANG, China – A Catholic parish not registered with the government celebrated a Mass to pray for the success of the Beijing Olympics, and the celebrant urged parishioners to link their spirituality to their daily lives.
Pilgrimage bus crashes en route to Marian Days; 17 dead
Aug 11 2008
SHERMAN, Texas – Seventeen parishioners from Houston-area Vietnamese Catholic churches were killed early Aug. 8 when the pilgrimage bus they were taking to Marian Days in Carthage, Mo., ran off a highway overpass north of Dallas and crashed onto the road below.
Calls for action, prayer follow professor’s desecration of host
Aug 01 2008
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The pastor of the Catholic parish in Morris and a spokeswoman for the Diocese of St. Cloud have urged Catholics to contact the University of Minnesota-Morris to express their anger about a professor who desecrated a host reported to be consecrated.
Hikers follow Abraham’s spiritual path throughout Holy Land
Jul 18 2008
TAYBEH, West Bank – On one night of their 31-mile trek through the West Bank, a group of 25 hikers was welcomed into a village during a wedding celebration. The next night they stayed in the modest homes of Palestinian families.
Sharing the Light of Christ at The African American Heritage Festival
Jul 09 2008
Black Catholic churches in the city play an integral role of providing Christian witness, social outreach and the unlimited hope that comes from knowing Jesus to those in the village. In these parishes you will find evangelizers rolling away the stones that block blessings and sharing the good news of Jesus Christ as light for the journey.