Tridentine Mass in Hagerstown speaks to ‘majesty of the church’
Sep 14 2011
HAGERSTOWN – A 13-year-old girl with pink hair, black fingernails, a shiny silver belt and a hip-hop cap sat two pews in front of an elderly woman with a black veil over her head during a special Tridentine Mass celebrated Sept. 11 at St. Mary in Hagerstown.
Amarillo bishop suspends Father Pavone’s activities outside the diocese
Sep 13 2011
Note: This article has been updated throughout.
The bishop of Amarillo, Texas, has suspended Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, from public ministry outside the Diocese of Amarillo, effective Sept. 13, and is calling him back to the diocese to spend time in prayer and reflection.
Cardinal Foley sheds light on archbishop’s new role
Sep 06 2011
The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher may provide support for the bricks-and-mortar holy places in the Holy Land, but just as important – maybe more so – is its support for the living stones in the region, the living descendants of the original followers of Christ, says the recently retired head of the order.
Six generations of love
Sep 01 2011
Entering Mount Providence chapel to begin the long walk to the altar, Oblate Sister of Providence Mary Alice Chineworth appeared as radiant as any young bride one has ever witnessed. Supported on the arms of her nephew and grandnephew, Sister Alice walked slowly, taking in the beautiful music, the smiling faces of the assembled and the scent of the lush floral arrangements sent by dear friends as a special tribute. At just 94 years young, this was the moment she and the Oblates had been planning for many months, celebrating Sister Alice’s jubilant 75 years of religious life.