Monday, November 30, 2020

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Called to “Radical Self-Giving”: How One Family Lives Out the Church’s Teaching on Family

"This lifestyle fulfills that essential Christian mission of being radically generous with our lives."

For the Woman Believed to To Be First to Formally Speak Navajo at a Papal Mass: “This is What I Believe. I am Catholic.”

"It’s our Creator who you need to get to know through the Church. We believe in the Creator and we pray, but we know that eventually, after death, we turn back to spiritual beings."

An Oasis in a Food Desert: Parish Youth Collect Thousands of Food Pounds for Holiday Season

Each year, Confirmation classes from three Gallup parishes go door-to-door, collecting food for the Gallup Community Pantry. These efforts allow the pantry to serve families in emergency situations.

Priest Profile: African Roots Prepare Frs. Patrick McGuire and Francis Akano for Life Among the Pueblos

The two priests make a good team. In a place so like home, and yet so far from family, their common interests and history of service are a source of strength and familiarity.

Retiring Priest Leaves Thriving Parish, New Family Center as His Legacy

Now, as he retires, Fr. Walker leaves a thriving parish behind
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Lent: A Season for Returning to Our Spiritual Roots

Are you ready for 6 weeks of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving?

The life of a hospital chaplain: bringing God’s light to the suffering, sick, and dying

For Fr. Pio O'Connor, the hospital, the nursing home, and the sick room are his parish, their ailing residents his sheep.

Catholic Scouting Aims to Foster Spiritual, Mental, and Physical Virtue

"We want to relate what we do in our faith to what we do with scouting."
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The Legacy of American Martyr Fr. Stanley Rother

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City joins Bishop Wall to talk about the life of Fr. Stanley Rother, the first U.S.-born martyr whose cause for beatification is before the Vatican.
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CC007: Serving the poorest of the poor: the story of the Southwest Indian Foundation

For 50 years SWIF has funded well drilling, stove and heating installation, support for Native American arts and craftsmen, and scholarships for Catholic schools.

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CC072: Suggestions for Faithful Catholics in an Election Season

Following one's moral conscience can be challenging at the best of times, but even more so during election season. How to best combine our religious obligations with our civic duties?

From the Bishop: What does the Catholic Church Teach About Same-Sex Civil Unions?

Pope Francis’ remarks may appear to propose a “middle ground” that would grant the legal protection of those with same-sex attraction who have formed a life together.  This is a pastoral proposal, given on a practical level (a prudential judgement), which does not change the Church’s teaching.

Friday News Roundup: What Did Pope Francis Say About Civil Unions?

Plus: Obituary for Sr. Clara Smith, ASC; volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity, and more!

Run – or walk! – to show your support for the inaugural St. Michael Indian School Drexel Run

Looking to engage in a healthy, family-friendly activity while respecting social distancing guidelines?
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The Wages of Sin | Sunday Homily

"When the soul gives in to sin, it does not bear fruit...the fruit of happiness, meaning, justice, loveliness, and interior peace." Homilist: Bishop James Wall