Of Note This Week – Mercy: The Cornerstone of Francis’ Petrine Ministry, Address to the 48th Convocation of the National Federation of Priests’ Councils, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, April 21, 2016 In accepting NFPC’s Mandatum award, Jesuit Father Thomas Gaunt addresses challenge of the Church’s geography, mobility, and diversity Going out to the lost: Keeping […]
Archives for May 2016
I’d like to speak today about this concept of laity, marriage, family life, and young people because those are some of the issues that have risen up with the papacy of Pope Francis. [Read more …]
In his presentation before the NFPC annual Convocation, Father Ralph O’Donnell outlined the multifaceted mandate of the US bishops’ Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations. Click here for the PowerPoint presentation.
The Canon Law Society of America will host its 78th Annual Convention from Oct. 10-13, 2016 at The Houston Marriott Westchase Hotel in Houston, TX. The theme for the assembly is Collegiality and Synodality. The keynote address will be given by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC. Other major presenters include Monsignor John Alesandro, […]
Tradition and Church Reform: Perspectives on Catholic Moral Teaching, by Charles E. Curran is a collection of essays on themes of Catholic social thought, bioethical and sexual perspectives, and the question of reform and renewal in the church. The table of contents is divided into three parts. Part I – Social Perspectives. In this part […]
The director of the Bishop Helmsing Institute, the diocesan formation department, gave an extensive presentation of the results of a survey he conducted to assist the bishop to gain a better understanding of the catechetical needs of the diocese. The principal focus is the training of catechists. – The diocesan chief financial officer gave an […]