Thursday, September 16, 2021

Opinion

Is it still worth it to be a Catholic priest?

In 2002, I heard the call to become a priest. That was the year that the Boston Globe first ran articles about the clerical sex abuse crisis.

Be a Silver Lining to Those in Darkness

‘To honor the World Day of the Sick, let’s ask ourselves how we can help someone passing through this COVID storm.’

What Did Pope Francis Really say About the Death Penalty and Life Imprisonment?

The recent statement of Pope Francis on the death penalty and the use of prisons as punishment have been treated as revolutionary in the media at large. In fact, his words are revolutionary – precisely because they are exactly in line with what the Catholic Church and Popes before him have taught.

Opinion: “We Must Think About Our Relationship With God and Others”

Photo: Sr. Paul Gallagher leads the retreat group in song. Photo: Sr. Josephine Goebel, CSA The Lenten Retreat “To Turn Round Right” given by Sr. Paula Gallagher on April 5th at Sacred Heart Retreat House was a day of reflection. The...

Letter to the Editor: Benedict and the Conclave

Since the "abdication" of Pope Benedict XVI I have felt a gnawing need to stand up for Pope Benedict in particular, and for the Roman Catholic Church in general

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Meet the Diocese’s Two Newest Deacons

For Deacons Marty Smith and Ron Chavez, the ordination is the culmination of several years of study and service.
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CC076: Why Freedom of Religion is An Essential Human Right

Freedom of religion is a right inherent to human beings, and not one that should be bestowed or revoked by any government or ruler.

Friday News Roundup: Don’t Miss Out on Annual Youth Conference or Men’s Conference!

Plus: Day of Reflection for Native Youth and Lay Ministry Members.
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CC075: Work to Live – Don’t Live To Work

Hard work, properly ordered, is good, but not when it's focused on chasing material goods or wealth which will never bring true happiness.

St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Gallup Bids Farewell to Franciscans

For the first time in sixty years, St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Gallup, NM, will no longer be run by Franciscans.