Sometimes, things go horribly wrong at church. Father Casey tells of his worst experience celebrating a funeral mass and what he learned from it.
Q: Most of my family is Catholic, but my father is not. He is in declining health and has asked if it would be possible for his funeral to take place in a Catholic church. Is this permitted? A: The Church seeks to minister to families during times of illness
Reprinted from The Catholic Telegraph Friday, November 29, 1963 edition Like Americans everywhere, Catholics of the Cincinnati Archdiocese turned to prayer this week as they mourned the death of the late President John F. Kennedy. Thousands attended special Requiem Masses offered in all the churches, and pastors noted a sharp
By Beth Griffin Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — At his funeral Mass March 10 in New York’s splendid St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Cardinal Edward M. Egan was remembered as a churchman whose faith in Jesus Christ outshone even his considerable temporal qualities. Cardinal Egan died March 5 at age