Donations to the annual Peter's Pence collection, which supports the work of the Roman Curia and funds the charitable activity of the pope, held steady in 2021, but the total still was significantly lower than in 2018, the Vatican said.
A year and a half after the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to proceed with a National Eucharistic Revival, this weekend -- the feast of Corpus Christi, observed -- marks the official launch.
New York Ukrainian Catholics and other worshippers found community and solace June 11 at St. Patrick's Cathedral where Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Archbishop Borys Gudziak, head of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, led an evening memorial prayer service for the victims of the war in Ukraine.
The bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, invited Catholics June 13 "to pray for survivors of clergy sexual abuse, their families and all those who accompany survivors in the path toward healing, that they experience Christ's profound love for them and God’s healing grace."
Sr. Claudine Balio, who has taught for more than 50 years in Chicago, Indiana and Rice Lake, will be shifting from her current duties as middle school language arts teacher to teaching middle school religion and leading the school’s spiritual activities.
The newly formed Rusk County Catholic Community Cluster Choir, consisting of parishioners from Our Lady of Sorrows, Ladysmith; St. Anthony de Padua, Tony; St. Mary of Czestochowa, Hawkins; St. Francis of Assisi, Flambeau; St. Mary, Bruce; and Ss. Peter and Paul, Weyerhaeuser, was formed in time to sing at all three Holy Week services.