Of all the days for a person drawn to the Catholic Church to visit the cathedral in her new city.
Music, a part of Advent and Christmas celebrations for centuries, gives people an uplifting and memorable meaning to the season.
We have a bishop.
Notre Dame-Paris, Cologne, Germany, Westminster in London and many other great basilicas and cathedrals throughout Europe, South and Latin America are known for their pipe organs, and some of the finest liturgical music was composed for them.
It took a leap of faith in each other 50 years ago for the 110 married couples honored May 31 to exchange their wedding vows.
“Every life matters.”
Chad Steiner was on his way to a doctorate in religious studies four years ago when the unexpected happened.
Fun? Summer fun? Indoors in a church?
Fifteen days after ordaining eight men to the transitional diaconate, eight days after ordaining four men to the priesthood, six days before ordaining 13 men to the permanent diaconate, Bishop Robert W. Finn led the annual celebration of the foundation vocation — God’s call to married life and family.
Sometimes the newest Catholics are the best evangelizers.