Pittsburgh diocese announces mergers for four Catholic schools

Pittsburgh, Pa., Feb 15, 2021 / 04:47 pm (CNA).- Four Catholic elementary schools will merge to form two schools for the school year beginning in fall 2021, the Diocese of Pittsburgh has said, as the local bishop stressed their continued importance.   “Catholic...

States Consider Limiting Participation in Girls Sports to Just Girls

Nata Snow Young girls run outside on the track. The state bills come after former Democratic presidential candidate and congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., introduced the Protect Women’s Sports Act in the U.S. House last year. Read the...

States consider limiting participation in girls sports to just girls

Washington D.C., Feb 15, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Several state legislatures are considering requirements that student-athletes at public schools only participate in sports according to their biological sex, not according to their gender identity.   North...

Opinion: Who are the real deplorables?

When the clutch safety switch on my pickup truck failed the other day and it had to be towed a couple of miles to the auto repair shop I expected I’d need to call a […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

33 Days and Seven Sundays to Saint Joseph!

While on families on this Family Day, and, more to the point, in this year of Saint Joseph, someone mentioned that today is the beginning of 33 days to the solemnity of the great saint, for those who are inclined to start that devotion and consecration. There are...

A Presidential and Monarchical Family Day

I suppose it is requisite to wish everyone a happy Family Day, even though, as my own Dad said about ‘Mother’s Day’ – every day should be ‘mother and family day’. The origins of this provincial civic holiday go back a ways, to 1990, in Alberta, and the next province...