Posted on 02/24/2018 16:55 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, has apologized for a tweet that sent Twitter tongues tweeting -- and accusing -- late Feb. 22 when he wished someone "Nighty-night, baby, I love you" on the public part of his feed.
Posted on 02/23/2018 14:59 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Determination and resolve, mixed with frustration and anger, are guiding a new round of resolute activism to reshape federal gun laws.
Posted on 02/23/2018 08:58 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Two weeks before his Feb. 21 death, John Nasseff made his last public appearance at one of the Catholic institutions he helped the most.
Posted on 02/22/2018 16:03 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
A Syrian Christian political leader has joined the growing ranks of international condemnation over violent attacks in Syria's northwestern area of Afrin and the Damascus enclave of Eastern Ghouta.
Posted on 02/22/2018 15:23 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Msgr. Richter prepares to be rector at St. Paul Seminary, Hockey heroines, Passion play, School shooting, Torture victims, A good death, Impact investing
Posted on 02/22/2018 15:02 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
There was a time in the past when religious education classes were soft, when the students drew pictures, made collages and spoke about their feelings. But when it came to instruction, solid content was lacking.
Posted on 02/22/2018 14:22 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Jesus’ boyhood home of Nazareth sits on a ridge overlooking a broad valley. Mount Tabor (the site in the Gospel passage for Feb. 25) towers above the valley just a short distance away. Surveying the scene, I have wondered if today’s Gospel story was the only time Jesus had made a pilgrimage up that holy mountain. As a boy growing up in Nazareth, how often had he gone to the edge of town to view the mountain? As a young man, had Mount Tabor often been a place to spend time in communion with his Father and with the holy ones who had come before him?
Posted on 02/22/2018 11:34 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Sean Callahan, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services in Baltimore, visited Archbishop Bernard Hebda Feb. 9 to discuss the archbishop’s new role on CRS’s board, which he joined last fall. Callahan spoke with The Catholic Spirit about the archbishop’s role and the work of CRS, including CRS Rice Bowl. CRS is the international humanitarian aid arm of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.
Posted on 02/22/2018 11:00 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:
Posted on 02/22/2018 10:32 AM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Father Erik Lundgren has grown accustomed to parishioners and community members asking about his growing beard and long hair.