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Cardinal Dolan Calls Pro-Abortion DNC Pledge Extreme, Disturbing, Intolerant

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017/–Cardinal Timothy Dolan, chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, reacted to the announcement by the Democratic National Committee’s chair pledging support only for pro-abortion candidates. Calling the pledge “very disturbing,” Cardinal Dolan urged party members to “challenge their leadership to recant this intolerant …

Confession: The Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation

“Confession is a Meeting Place with Jesus”; Reconciling with God One Sunday in Germany, the influential Catholic theologian and extraordinary teacher, Redemptorist Father Bernard Häring (1912-1998) was speaking to a large congregation. His subject was Confession. He began by asking them: “What is the most important thing about …

Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy)

Reading 1 – Acts 2:42-47 They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles. All who believed were together and …

Mass Intentions: April 22-28, 2017

Sat Apr 22 4:00 PM Marcelino Tiu + Sun Apr 23 9:30 AM Edward Vallejo + 11:30 AM Anacletus Fernandes + Mon Apr 24 11:40 AM Sabina Samson + 12:15 PM Intentions of Betty Conejo Tue Apr 25 11:40 AM Mary Harman + 12:15 PM Beth Clark + …

Easter Traditions Around The World

In Central Europe, the Easter afternoon procession (the Emmaus walk) includes an egg hunt. In Eastern Europe, the procession spills outdoors from the church and into the cemeteries, to bring the Good News of Easter to the dead. People place flowers and decorated eggs on the graves. In …