As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Free Catholic Church Bulletin Art
Download your FREE cover art to celebrate the Second Sunday of Lent. This art is perfect for your parish communications including bulletin covers, parish website, social media channels, or print and use in your parish gathering spaces.
Urgent Opportunities 2017
Are you still searching for a meaningful volunteer experience – or know someone who is There are still some wonderful full-time, faith-based service opportunities remaining for 2017 – 2018. The following listing contains dozens of programs* serving across the U.S. and abroad and offering a variety of engaging work placements. We encourage you to take a look, and to move fast on any program that interests you! These opportunities may not remain open long. Click the icon or the link below to start your journey: *Programs listed in alphabetical order. Questions about this listing? Interested in a specific program? Have another opportunity to add? Contact Mike McCormick at firstname.lastname@example.org . Looking for some service inspiration? Check…
What started on the playground ends at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court heard argument this morning in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, involving a Lutheran preschool, which was blocked from participating in a Missouri program that provides shredded-tire resurfacing to make playgrounds safer for kids. The case will determine whether the government can blacklist religious organizations from participating in public safety programs simply because they are religious. This is the first religious liberty case…
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
What Is It That Leads People Into the Catholic Church?
What factors lead to someone becoming Catholic? Fr. Michael Cummins discusses the conversion of his parents, who were led into the Church not by one single experience, but through what Bl. John Henry Newman called “the illative sense,” a capacity to draw together many converging experiences.
Catholic Crooner Connick discusses new show, family, faith
By Jim Graves. Entertainer’s syndicated talk show “Harry” debuted last September
You'll Never Guess What's Keeping Some Catholics Out Of The Church
You might be familiar with my brother Patrick Madrid’s daily radio show on Immaculate Heart Radio and if you are, you know his primary goal in getting behind the microphone is to bring souls to Christ. I listen frequently and love hearing the discussions that take place with callers from all faith backgrounds; Catholics, former …
Archdiocese of San Francisco
At its founding in 1853 the Archdiocese of San Francisco immediately began serving the immigrant communities that then comprised northern California. Today we continue to serve over a half million Catholics in three counties – San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo – which remains one of the most diverse regions in the United States. Within our Archdiocese you’ll find 89 parishes with Mass offered in 20 different languages. We worship together and also serve our neighbors through active social service, education and health care outreach. We provide exceptional Catholic education in 87 schools throughout the Archdiocese. We seek to educate the whole child—mind, body and spirit—and to that end offer a challenging curriculum, athletic programs to…
Former Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office spokesman indicted for sexual assault of a minor
A former public information officer for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student in an ...