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Around the Diocese: July 10, 2020

Parish pledged to hearts of Jesus and Mary In the Catholic Church, the month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, with the Solemnity of the Most […]

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Rest in Peace: July 10, 2022

Angola Mary Ann Bonner, 61, St. Anthony of Padua Arcola Augustus Nagy, 96, St. Patrick Bremen  David Holmes, 79, St. Dominic Bristol Robert J. Walker, 54, St. Mary of the Annunciation […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, July 10 through Tuesday, July 19 – Priesthood Ordinations in the Dioceses of Awka and Nnewi in Nigeria Thursday, July 21: 2 p.m. – Meeting of Board of Directors […]

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While invisible, God can be seen in love 

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 10:25-37 The Book of Deuteronomy, the source of the first reading for this weekend, is one of the first five books of the Bible, […]

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Seven Poor Handmaids celebrate 2022 jubilees

This year, the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ celebrate seven jubilarians who have served in communities of communion both globally and locally in service to the poor and underserved. Three […]

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Holy Cross Sister Joy O’Grady celebrates golden jubilee

Sister Joy O’Grady, CSC, will celebrate 50 years of consecrated life as a Sister of the Holy Cross on July 16, 2022. Sister Joy was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, […]

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The joy of an unexpected vocation: Father George Gabet, FSSP

Roman collars were not part of his life plan of a wife and a passel of children. But Father George Gabet, FSSP, could not ignore the many occurrences that were […]

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National honor for composers hymn is ‘a tremendous gift’

By Jay Nies JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (CNS) – A fellow member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Choir in Columbia, Missouri, approached Kate Basi after practice. “I wanted you […]

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News Briefs: July 10, 2022

USCCB committee chairmen raise concerns on proposed changes to Title IX WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – The chairmen of three U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees are raising concerns over a […]

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Appreciating good homilies

Here’s an answer that should show up on Catholic Jeopardy: “Eight minutes.” The question is: “What does Pope Francis think the ideal length of a homily should be?” This pope, […]

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A meditation on honor

Back in 2014, I celebrated one of the most remarkable funerals of my 30-plus years as a priest. With the body present, I sang a Requiem Mass for a man […]

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Dobbs, Roe and the true fact of life 

For almost three generations of Americans, abortion has been not only a constitutional right but a fact of life. On June 24, 2022, the facts of life changed. In voting […]