In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, to mark the canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa, after whom Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School (MTCES) was named, the school is hosting a canonization celebration on Sept. 4 from 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The event will begin with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr at
Pope Francis will declare Blessed Teresa of Kolkata a saint at the Vatican Sept. 4, the conclusion of the Year of Mercy jubilee for those engaged in works of mercy. The date was announced March 15 during an “ordinary public consistory,” a meeting of the pope, cardinals and promoters of
By Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service “We have to awaken our mission spirit in the United States,” said Father Jack Wall, president of Catholic Extension, in a phone interview with Catholic News Service. “You can’t do that just by being in the sanctuary. The good news is meant to be
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is expected to canonize Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, during the world Synod of Bishops on the family in October. Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, leading
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Using a newly simplified rite, Pope Francis proclaimed six new saints and praised them for the love and self-giving with which they served God and built up his kingdom by serving the poor and needy. Creating the two Indian and four
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Canonizing two recent popes in the presence of his immediate predecessor, Pope Francis praised the new Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II as men of courage and mercy, who responded to challenges of their time by modernizing the Catholic
Staff Report The John XXIII school community came together for a special Mass on April 24, after which students donned their “Follow us to Sainthood T-shirts for the school’s first walk-a-thon to raise funds in support of good works in the spirit of Blessed John XXIII.
By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph Two Catholic schools in the archdiocese that bear the names of future saints will be celebrating the upcoming canonizations of Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II in a variety of meaningful and memorable ways. Banners hanging in front of John XXIII School
Staff Report Archbishop of Cincinnati Dennis M. Schnurr released the following statement Friday, July 5 in response to news that Blessed John Paul II had been cleared by Pope Francis for canonization.
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis signed a decree clearing the way for the canonization of Blessed John Paul II and has decided also to ask the world’s cardinals to vote on the canonization of Blessed John XXIII, even in the absence of a