Twinning: Ohio and Mexico

For more than 55 years, Precious Blood Sister Carmelita Monnin joyfully served in Santiago, Chili. Her ministry inspired her niece and goddaughter Jane Pierron, pastoral associate for RCIA and adult p...

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Twinning: Cincinnati and Madagascar “This is seeing the body of Christ in a completely different fashion”

In 1999, Divine Providence Sister Francis Maag, visited Madagascar as a representative of her religious community. She returned with a dream. A long-time school principal, Sister Francis was then dire...

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Allowing God to teach us contenment

Are you getting tired of listening to everyone complain? Are you annoyed with feisty Facebook reports about our government? Are you tired of folks shouting, “The sky is falling!”? It seems that ev...

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Archdiocese switching to “marriage catechumenate” for engaged couples

This January during his annual address to the Roman Rota, Pope Francis called on the Church to adopt a catechumenate model for marriage preparation, “I must repeat the need for a ‘new catechumenat...

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Health care law: uncertain outcome after multiple diagnoses

IMAGE: CNS photo/Mike Blake, Reuters By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Affordable Care Act — on the examination table since President Donald Trump came into office — has bee...

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Signs of the Spirit: App teaches blessings, how to pray in ASL

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When Sister Kathleen Schipani found out she was usually the very first person to teach deaf children to pray, she decided there had to ...

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Good works are response to, not reason for God’s forgiveness, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians are holy not because of their good works but because they recognize their sins before God and receive his forgiveness, Pope Francis said. ...

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Vetoed bill on reproductive health called ‘massive overreach by NARAL’

By SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNS) — Religious freedom advocates and pro-life leaders praised California Gov. Jerry Brown for vetoing a bill called the Reproductive Health Nondiscrimination Act that ta...

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Events

40 Days for Life Prayer Campaigns

September 27, 2017

TAKE A STAND FOR LIFE From September 27 to November 5, our communities will take part in 40 Days for Life … a groundbreaking, coordinated international  mobilization. We pray that, with...

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Fully Engaged Training

October 18, 2017 6:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fully Engaged is a Catholic catechetical premarital inventory designed to help engaged couples solidify the foundation upon which they, together with Christ, will build their Sacrament of Marriage. Gr...

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Service Opportunity with the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

October 20, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Kermit, WV United States

Big Laurel, Kermit, West Virginia Friday, October 20 (1:00) - Sunday, October 22 (5:00) Split wood to help the people in the community prepare for winter, learn about the richness of Appalachian cul...

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