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Year of Faith

Dear Father: I was wondering about your June answer in the Telegraph concerning the church’s position on capital punishment. Primarily my question is on the Baltimore Catechism, which I studied under the good sisters, and the quotations you spelled out in your article, among other things. Are these the same?

Staff Report  Although the Year of Faith will draw to a close on Nov. 24, the feast of Christ the King, faithful Catholics in the  Archdiocese of Cincinnati still have the opportunity to receive a special plenary indulgence (a gift of grace from God), by visiting churches/holy sites designated by

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis told members of the ordinary council of the Synod of Bishops that he was preparing to publish an encyclical on faith written “with four hands” — his own and those of Pope Benedict XVI.

There are many different studies that scientifically prove a strong spiritual base tends to get one through difficult times. Individuals with major health issues tend to do better with faith. In Matthew’s Gospel Jesus even tells us, “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will

St. John Baptist De La Salle Chapel at La Salle High School will be the site of a 25-hour prayer vigil beginning Friday morning. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
Staff Report As part of its Year of Faith Celebrations, La Salle High School will host a 25-hour prayer vigil entitled “Prayer Without Ceasing” from Friday May 17 to Saturday May 18. The prayer vigil will begin with a 7 a.m. Mass for hope and healing celebrated by Father Jon-Paul

Press Release DAYTON — As a contribution to the Catholic Church’s Year of Faith, the Marian Library/International Marian Research Institute will sponsor a symposium this summer to foster deeper understanding by examining the faith of Mary, the mother of Jesus. “Our Faith and Mary: A Symposium to Celebrate the Year

“There’s something happening here, what it is ain’t exactly clear.” Now that you may have the Buffalo Springfield song in your head, in a world where we see so much change daily, there’s something happening. This is the Year of Faith, of a New Evangelization, a new Holy Father. One

Dear partners in the mission and ministry of Jesus Christ in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, I write to you at this time to urge your generous participation in the 2013 Catholic Ministries Appeal in all our parishes. This year’s theme, prompted by our Holy Father’s call to renew and share

Pope Benedict XVI
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI asked nuns, brothers and priests not to listen to the “prophets of doom” who say that consecrated life has no future or that it has no meaning in today’s world. “Do not join the prophets of doom

By Greg Hartman The time we spend at Mass equals 2.375 full days, which doesn’t even register as a full one percent of the year. It’s easy to get caught up in our daily anxieties and sometimes it’s difficult to focus in that short period. We can drift through Mass