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On Sept. 9, the Catholic Church celebrates St. Peter Claver, a Jesuit missionary who spent his life in the service of African slaves brought against their will to South America during the 17th century. Peter Claver was born into a farming family in the Spanish region of Catalonia during 1581.

by Autumn Jones Rome, Italy, Aug 17, 2021 / 22:30 pm Pope Francis, along with six cardinals and archbishops from North, South, and Central America, worked in collaboration with the Ad Council to produce a public service announcement promoting COVID-19 vaccines. The announcement is the first Ad Council campaign designed

When Lee May cracked a two-bouncer inside the third-base line in game one of the 1970 World Series, Brooks Robinson’s response was nothing short of legendary. Wheeling three paces to his right, Baltimore’s third baseman fielded the ball in foul territory, took two more steps and threw against his momentum.

The Laity’s Mission in the Church We pray that by the virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in areas of responsibility in the Church.

Missionaries Overseas BARBADOS Cassandra Schemmel CHILE Maruja and Ted Gutmann-Gonzalez Sr. Maria Luisa Miller, CPPS COLUMBIA Father Joseph Deardorff, CPPS ETHIOPIA Sr. Eiaine Kohls, MMS GUATEMALA Sr. Marife Hellman, CPPS Sr. Joyce Kahle, CPPS Sr. Sarah Mulligan, SC Sr. Theresa Wallter, CPPS HAITI Jill Foster JAMAICA Fr. James Bok, OFM

Signs are often tricky and fuzzy. They’re not always such a good tool for helping you make a decision. Let’s be honest: we want shortcuts. We want God to do the hard work and make big decisions for us. Doing God’s will is the purpose of life, but that does

Look with love on grandparents the world over. Protect them! They are a source of enrichment for families and for all of society. Support them! As they grow older, may they continue to be for their families strong pillars of Gospel faith, guardian of noble domestic ideals, living treasuries of

by Bonny Van When it comes to ABCs and 123s, stay-at-home dad Zach Hinger hopes young children are able to add a little more faith to their early education. That’s why he’s written and illustrated a board book perfect for tiny hands, titled My First Catholic Words. Based on the

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Sep 2, 2020 / 05:03 pm MT (CNA).- In normal times – when there is not a global pandemic – Linda Dyson assists Catholics at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta, Georgia with pastoral care ministries, which are for people who are experiencing

By Peter Finney Jr./ Clarion Herald. New Orleans, La., Sep 2, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- This report was first published by the Clarion Herald, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. It is reprinted with permission. The archdiocese offers a list of ways to help with recovery