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Despite reducing poverty, expanded child tax credit’s future is uncertain

A few weeks before Christmas, Jessica Moreno and her three kids were able to move from her parents' home in Wood Dale, Illinois, outside of Chicago, to their own apartment a few blocks away.

Scream — R (O)

Imitation is said to be the highest form of flattery. But in the case of a masked, knife-wielding maniacal murderer, perhaps the compliment is better left unpaid.

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania — PG (A-II)

"Hotel Transylvania: Transformania" -- the fourth installment in the animated franchise, primarily populated by iconic figures from classic horror films, that kicked off in 2012 -- conceals no threatening fangs.

Totus Tuus missionaries: ‘It was the best summer of their lives’

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is seeking 12 men and 12 women ages 18 to 26 to serve in its annual Totus Tuus (“Totally Yours”) summer missionary program, working with youth in first

Be aware of mental health stressors, make time for self-care

Asked about factors that can stress mental health, clinical counselor Joseph Lundsten said “that’s a big question.” But technology screen time is often a big one. “It’s a constant in all of our lives,” he said.

Archbishop Hebda reflects on memorable events in 2021, looks ahead to 2022

2021 was a challenging year, but Archbishop Bernard Hebda of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said he certainly saw the Lord’s abundant blessings bestowed on the faithful. For one, he recalled the ongoing involvement with the Archdiocesan Synod process and “the mammoth effort” that took place last fall with the Synod Parish Consultation with Small Groups.

Vatican announces ‘Pilgrims of Hope’ as motto for Holy Year 2025

Pope Francis approved "Pilgrims of Hope" as the motto for the Holy Year 2025.

USCCB invites Catholics to take part in ‘9 Days for Life’ Jan. 19-27

The 10th annual "9 Days for Life" novena, sponsored by the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, takes place this year from Jan. 19 to Jan. 27.

Digital Edition – January 13, 2022

The Pro-Life Generation, UST prof on overturning Roe v. Wade, Pregnancy care centers, Bishop-elect Williams preps for ordination, Priests with COVID, Recreational marijuana, Pope and pets, Professional organization, The Church: not a museum

Good gifts of the Spirit

One of the true blessings in my life was spending my high school years at our former archdiocesan minor seminary, Nazareth Hall. Not only did I, as a working-class kid, get a classical college-prep education from dedicated priests and laymen and laywomen, but I was welcomed into a group of young men who over the years formed a genuine community.