On May 22, St. Rita School for the Deaf held a Mass for the Feast of St. Rita. The school received a beautiful gold altar frontal from St. Cecilia Parish in Oakley as a gift and they used it for the first time during the special mass.
IMAGE: CNS photo/Vatican Media By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Continuing his occasional series of “Mercy Friday” visits, Pope Francis surprised the students at a school renamed in March in honor of a student who died of leukemia at the age of 11. For the visit May 25 to
By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — It is a contradiction to claim that promoting access to safe abortions is somehow protecting the human rights of women and girls, a Vatican representative said. “In fact, abortion denies the unborn child his or her most basic right — to life itself,”
IMAGE: CNS photo/Tamino Petelinsek, courtesy Knights of Columbus By Zita Ballinger Fletcher Veterans taking part in the 2018 Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage to France said the journey has positively influenced their lives and benefited those around them. Maj. Jeremy Haynes, a first-time spiritual pilgrim and Lourdes visitor, said he is
IMAGE: CNS photo/Marie Mischel, Intermountain Catholic By Marie Mischel OGDEN, Utah (CNS) — Each year for the past decade, a group of Boy Scouts in Ogden have spent a day walking from house of worship to house of worship, learning how the Ten Commandments are put into practice in different