Pittsburgh diocese to open personal parish to serve black Catholics

CNA Staff, Jun 22, 2020 / 04:41 pm (CNA).- Black Catholics in Pittsburgh will have a personal parish to respond to their specific needs, Bishop David Zubik has said in response to local requests and a listening session held in early 2020. “Along with their sincere...

Taking Down St. Junípero Serra

By Paul Kengor | It was June 2001, our first trip to California. We had driven down the coast and settled into a quaint little pink-and-green house in the beach town of Ventura. I was in the area for… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Serious Problems with the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a new program introduced to Catholic parishes and promises to implement new methods to make catechesis interesting and engaging. Though a quick glance at this program reveals an impressive way of teaching with hands-on materials,...

Who is St. Junipero Serra, anyway?

Denver Newsroom, Jun 22, 2020 / 03:20 pm (CNA).- In Los Angeles and San Francisco over the weekend, protestors tore down two statues of St. Junipero Serra, an 18th-century Franciscan priest and missionary who they accused of contributing to the destruction of Native...

California mission aims to preserve St. Junipero Serra statue

CNA Staff, Jun 22, 2020 / 03:08 pm (CNA).- While statues of St. Junipero Serra have been taken down by protestors in California cities, the mission church in Ventura, California, founded by the saint, has announced it will work with local officials and indigenous...

Father Ben Bradshaw, Memphis Pastor and Paris-Trained Chef

By Alexandra Greeley | Showcasing that important connection between food and faith, a very popular and noteworthy Memphis priest has taken that show on the road, so to speak. That would be Father Benjamin Bradshaw, the pastor at… Read the Whole Article at its...

We’ll Meet Again — Don’t Know Where, Don’t Know When

By Regis Martin | It has been a quarter century since my mother died, her soul having returned to God for judgment and everlasting life in the arms of her loving Father in Heaven. I do not absolutely know this to be true, of… Read the Whole Article at its...