Catholic Crooner Connick discusses new show, family, faith
By Jim Graves. Entertainer’s syndicated talk show “Harry” debuted last September
What can evangelize the world? A good Catholic school.
The Catholic school can be a missionary force to bring Christ to the world, the Bishop of Phoenix has said in a new apostolic letter.
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
What Would Happen if the Church Tithed?
The church of today is not great at at giving. This isn’t exactly news. But it is a statistical fact: - Tithers make up only 10-25 percent of a normal congregation. - Only 5 percent of the U.S. tithes, with 80 percent of Americans only giving 2 percent of their income. - Christians are only
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 Egypt's Catholic bishops said to Pope Francis
A special invitation to visit Egypt was delivered to Pope Francis by Coptic Catholic bishops during their ad limina visit Feb. 6, during which they also gave a report on the state of the Church in their country.
Do Not Worry
For Sunday, February 26, 2017, 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time Isaiah 49:14-151 Corinthians 4:1-5 Matthew 6:24-34 Jesus tells us not to worry or be anxious at least four times in today’s Gospel. I don’t know about you but I find these words easier said than done. When deadlines loom or money seems short or I... Read more »
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…
What is a Saint Joseph’s Table?
Saint Joseph, even though he doesn’t speak a word in Sacred Scripture, has been deeply loved by Christians since the very beginning of the Church. It did not take long for Saint Joseph, on account …
How the Catholic Church determines a true Marian apparition
When it comes to Marian apparitions, the Catholic Church takes a prudent approach that focuses more on the message than the miracle.