New campus ministry chaplain at Mary Washington; grads volunteer as missionaries; and more.
George Weigel
6 results total, viewing 1 - 6
Pope Francis has called a special session of the synod of bishops, which will meet Oct. 5-19 and prepare the agenda for the ordinary session of the synod that is scheduled for the fall of 2015; both … more
My son Stephen and I spent an unusual, albeit unusually moving, Independence Day: We attended the golden wedding anniversary celebration of my friends Piotr and Teresa Malecki, which began with a … more
Most attention-paying U.S. Catholics are aware of the beatification causes for Archbishop Fulton Sheen and Catholic Worker co-foundress Dorothy Day. Five more causes, currently in the works, … more
The Office of Readings for the solemnity of the Ascension offers a lovely excerpt from one of St. Augustine’s sermons “de Ascensione Domini,” in which the learned Bishop of Hippo takes as his … more
Pope Francis’ bold decisions to canonize Blessed John XXIII without the normal post-beatification miracle, and to link his canonization ceremony to that of Blessed John Paul II, just may help … more
The Catholic Church began compiling “martyrologies” — lists of saints, typically martyrs — during the first centuries after Constantine. In the pre-Vatican II breviary, a reading from the … more
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.
Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter