By KIM BARKER and RUSS BUETTNER, Feb. 29, 2016, The Washington Post Labor investigators have inspected hundreds of nail salons across New York State since May, when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo ordered them to step up scrutiny of the industry. CreditNicole Bengiveno/The New York Times When a New York State labor investigator entered a Long […]
Archives for February 2016
Of Note This Week – Early Bird registration for NFPC Convocation through March 1 NFPC’s 2015 Income Tax Guide for Clergy now available Father Stephen Thorne: Black Catholic history has lessons for the wider Church The Church and domestic violence Sioux City diocese to downsize beginning 2017 Helena diocese takes a different tack in dealing […]
As we come to the end of Black History Month we are reminded of the contributions of many prominent and ordinary African-American Catholics and organizations to the Church in the US. Fr. Stephen Thorne, administrator of the Daniel Rudd Fund for the National Black Catholic Congress in an article titled “The Painful Resilient History of […]
The Catholic Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa announced a plan on Feb. 25 to reduce the number of parishes from 108 to 67 beginning in the summer of 2017. The announcement was posted on the Sioux City Journal (Feb. 25, 2016) web site. Citing the growing shortage of priests and decrease in Mass attendance the […]
The 2016 Reverend Jerome A. Fitzmyer, SJ Institute on Sacred Scripture will take place from June 7-9 at Georgetown University. The theme for this year’s Institute is Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity. Presenters include Susannah Heschel, Ph.D., Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College; Fr. Donald Senior, CP, Ph.D., President Emeritus and Professor […]
Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies now offers an online certificate in Church Management. Participants will learn skills in business administration, accounting, marketing, organizational development, human resources and more. To receive more information, visit: LUC.edu/churchmanagement and choose “IPS Certificate Programs” in the Program of Interest menu list.