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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 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,

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

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

CNA Staff, Jun 22, 2020 / 03:08 pm MT (CNA).- While statues of St. Junipero Serra have been taken down by protestors in California cities, the mission church in Ventura, California, founded by the saint, has announced it will work with local officials and indigenous tribal leaders to see a

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Why travel halfway around the world when there is plenty to worry about in our own backyard? Because experiencing the diversity of our Catholic faith and the mutual impact made through building relationships with our brothers and sisters in other cultures can be spiritually enriching and

By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph Priests in poor parts of India, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Haiti and many other nations are able to say Mass and administer the sacraments thanks in part to the operation inside the basement of a Hamilton home. The common thread between the two is

Staff Report This Sunday, Oct. 18, is World Mission Sunday. It is a day set aside by Pope Pius XI in 1926 for the Catholic Church to renew its commitment to being a missionary church. Today’s Throwback Thursday highlights an editorial cartoon on this very topic.

Staff Report Over the past 75 years, 110 to 120 new parishes have been founded by a group of priests dedicated to bringing the church to rural America. This year the Glenmary Home Missioners celebrate a 75-year legacy. “The need still exists. With Glenmary’s approach, a lot of times we

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph “I remember crossing from Maripipi Island to Biliran Island with Filipino Archbishop Cipriano V. Urgel Hall when we got caught by a sudden storm that darned near sunk our little boat,” said Father Dan Kroger, current director of the Franciscan Media Center in