Month: April 2011

A Circle of Protection

We want to share with you an important breakthrough in our common work to protect those who are poor and vulnerable at home and abroad in the ongoing budget process. The Conference of Catholic Bishops has led an effort to build a common voice within the Christian communities to...

‘Underground’ bishop of Luoyang dies

Bishop Peter Li Hongye of Luoyang died shortly after suffering a heart attack while presiding over the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday, April 23. “The heart attack came suddenly when Bishop Li was blessing the holy water for baptism. The ambulance corps refused to rush him to hospital as...

Good Friday in Paterson, New Jersey

Close to our Provincial House in Wayne, New Jersey, Paterson is the Diocese to which we belong. From the Cathedral of the Diocese, St. John the Baptist, this video portrays the living way of the cross of the parish, which is predominately hispanic....

Good Friday

“Yet it was our infirmities that he bore,our sufferings that he endured,while we thought of him as stricken,as one smitten by God and afflicted.But he was pierced for our offenses,crushed for our sins;upon him was the chastisement that makes us whole,by his stripes we were healed.” (Isaiah 52) HAVE...

Watch the full episode. See more Independent Lens. Filmed over nearly three years, Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro....

Pilgrimmage to New Mexico

Pictures of Fr. Puopolo and Chudy on their pilgrimmage in New Mexico, a arrid desert full of faith life that is the oldest history of the Catholic Church in the USA, as well as thousands of years of Native American culture....

Holy Week from a Korean Perspective

I ran across a very interesting blog called The Western Confucian by Iosue Andreas Sartorius. In it a previous post showcased the paintings of Peter Kim Gi-chang, depicting the life of Christ in a Korean world, a way for Koreans to access the wonder of Christ’s life, death and...

Catholics on Call

Catholics on Call is a national vocation discovery program for young adult men and women who are seeking insight into life and wondering what God has to say. Catholics on Call assists young adults to reflect on God’s call in their lives. We reach out to people like you—men...

Fr. Bruno Orru, Missionary in Indonesia Passes Away

On March 31, 2011, at the Mother House in Parma, Father Bruno Orru (far right) died around. Last November he was operated on for cancer and was  under treatment since February 20 in Parma. He was 75 years old. He joined the Xaverian Missionaries in 1949, completed  the last...
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