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Youth ministry began at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Reading in the fall of 1998, and, soon afterwards, we began seeking opportunities for the compulsory “mission trip.” We didn’t have to look far. At the same time, our Parish Mission Commission was filing the paperwork to recognize a small

by Ellen Gormley In 2019, St. Xavier High School students served on 12 mission trips around the U.S. and Costa Rica. While COVID-19 led to the cancellation of all 2020 summer mission trips, students and community service director, J.K. Klaiber, continue to innovate in creating service opportunities for students. Students

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 16, 2020 / 10:02 am MT (CNA).- Vatican officials invited Catholics to participate in the 2020 World Mission Sunday with increased prayers and financial support, as local Churches around the world continue to face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. World Mission Sunday will

St. Pope John Paul II was certainly a blessing to our Church and world. His love for God’s people blossomed in the 1970s, joining with workers as a cardinal in Communist-controlled Poland. “Solidarność” or “Solidarity” was the name of the labor union he strongly supported. He educated global supporters to

by Eileen Connelly, OSU Their faith initially brought Brian and Kathleen DeRouen together as graduate students at the University of Dayton and ultimately let the couple to a hilltop house in West Virginia where all are welcomed with compassion and open arms. Brian originally hails from the San Francisco Bay area; Kathleen

by Susie Bergman Twinning allows parish communities to connect the commonality of our faith across borders, various ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds. These relationships allow parishes from all over the globe to embrace and grow deeper in their understanding of Christ through virtual and in-person development. For more than a decade,

ARIZONA Sr. Zoe Brenner, SBS Fr. Blane Grein, OSF Sr. Joe Schwab, OFM CALIFORNIA Sr. Carol McDonald, MM Fr. Ken Gerth, MCCJ GEORGIA Br. Jason Muhlenkamp, GHM INDIANA Fr. Nam Quoc Joseph Vu, SVD IOWA Br. Michael Decker, SVD KENTUCKY Sr. Marge Eilerman, OSF Sr. Rosemary Esterkamp, GHMS Sr. Susan

In his Mission Sunday message, Pope Francis sees that the whole world is suffering this year from the unexpected, frightening, and deadly COVID-19 pandemic. It is like the Gospel story in which the disciples were also caught off guard and terrified by the storm in their windswept boat on the

Visitors from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Soledad with locals in the Diocese of Puerto Escondido, on the Pacific coast of Mexico. (Courtesy Photo)
TWINNING PARISHES 2020 All Saints, Cincinnati – Holy Land Outreach to Promote Education, Palestine Ascension,Dayton – Neustra Senora de La Luz, Peru Fort Recovery Cluster Parish Cluster & St. Anthony, Cold Water Cluster  – Precious Blood Sisters and the Sisters of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, Guatemala Guardian

Madrid, Spain, Jun 24, 2020 / 06:07 pm MT (CNA).- The mayor of Boadilla del Monte, a town just west of metro Madrid in central Spain, has offered to take the statue of Saint Junipero Serra toppled last weekend in San Francisco. Serra’s statue was torn down in San Francisco’s