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Casting Their Nets: A Bishop, Priests and Seminarians Mix Basketball and Ministry

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When these players take the court for the Lord, it's a full court press.'Buckets with the Bishop' and 'DC Hood' Examples of Evangelization ... continue reading


Called to Freedom: Dominican Nuns Image the Church on Oprah Winfrey

Image of The laughing, bright, fresh faced sisters proceeded to preach a full Catholic sermon simply by sharing their home and way of life.

The sisters were everything beautiful and truthful that the Church has to offer: they were Christ to Oprah and to a world in need of its ... continue reading


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Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, to Appear on Oprah Winfrey Show

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These women of God are clear about who they are, because they are clear about who the Lord is. ANN ARBOR, MI (Catholic Online) - Their ... continue reading


Pope Encourages Priests to use the Internet, All New Technologies to Communicate the Faith

Image of Thanks to the new communications media, the Lord can walk the streets of our cities and, stopping before the threshold of our homes and our hearts, say once more: 'Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will enter his house and dine with him, and he with me.' (Rev 3:20)

All priests have as their primary duty the proclamation of Jesus Christ, the incarnate Word of God, and the communication of his saving ... continue reading


Man to Man: A Real priest Speaks to Real Men about Marriage, Sexuality and Family Life

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A challenging, provocative, wise, and thoughtful piece of instruction for all men on the subject of supreme importance – their faith. ... continue reading


Spanish cloistered nuns see surge in vocations

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'It is an unexpected boom in vocations when the Jesuits have just 20 novices in all of Spain, the Franciscans, five, and the Vincentians, ... continue reading



Archbishop Chaput on the 'Nature of the State, our Christian Faith and the Lay Vocation'

Image of 'Today the bigots we face are different. Caesar wears a different suit. He has great media handlers. He bullies religion while he claims to respect it. He talks piously about the law and equality and tolerance and fairness. But he still confuses himself with God -- and he still violates the rights of Catholic believers and institutions by intruding himself where he has no right to be.' (Archbishop Charles Chaput)

'It's one of the great ironies of the moment that tiny Belmont Abbey would have the courage to challenge Caesar.' BELMONT, N.C. (Catholic ... continue reading


Testimony Could Move Nun closer to Beatification

Image of Mother Riccarda was baptised at St Mary Magdalen Church in Brighton as a four-year-old after her Anglican parents converted to the Catholic faith. She joined the Bridgettines at the age of 24, and soon became deputy to the founding mother of her branch of Bridgettines, Blessed Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad.

Mr Piperno, an Italian Jew who was among those saved from Nazi persecution by the Bridgettines, delivered his testimony to the Vatican last ... continue reading


Knights on EWTN

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The Knights of the Holy Eucharist will be featured for the first time ever on EWTN’s “Life on the Rock” program on Thursday, July 30, at ... continue reading


Becoming a Knight of the Holy Eucharist

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If you are interested in becoming a Knight of the Holy Eucharist, please send us a letter including an application. HANCEVILLE, Ala. ... continue reading


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Looking for a few great teachers - Bishop Gorman High School

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Bishop Gorman High School in the Diocese of Tyler, Texas is looking for a few great faculty to join their team.  As of 3/14/22, the ... continue reading


What is the Difference Between a Deacon and a Priest? Watch

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What's the difference between a deacon and a priest? Why can't a deacon hear my confession and forgive sins? We asked Catholic Online's ... continue reading


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AP report reveals difficulties for priests - is it time for a change? Watch

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The Associated Press published an article detailing the challenges many priests face. It is time for a change in how the Church ... continue reading


In Rochester, moms' group prays for vocations to come from among their families Watch

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A newly-formed group of Catholic mothers in Rochester, New York has committed to praying regularly for the flourishing of vocations from ... continue reading


Write zero-tolerance into canon law says abuse survivor Watch

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Canon law should be re-written to institute a global zero-tolerance policy against priests who commit sexual abuse, a clerical abuse ... continue reading


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