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USCCB President Sends Prayers and Support to People of Germany

A Statement from Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 —Our hearts turn toward the people of Munich. Our prayers turn toward our heavenly Father so that the suffering may find comfort; the wounded may

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: July 24, 2016

Reading 1  – Gn 18:20-32 In those days, the LORD said: “The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great, and their sin so grave, that I must go down and see whether or not their actions fully correspond to the cry against them that comes to

Mass Intentions: July 23-29, 2016

Sat Jul 23 4:00 PM Intentions of Heather, Paul and Canyon Friddle Sun Jul 24 9:30 AM Intentions of John Loftus 11:30 AM Kathleen Reid and Mazie Andrews + Mon Jul 25 11:40 AM Vern O’Neill + 12:15 PM Intentions of Wilson and Nora Nelson Tue Jul

The Teachings of “The Lord’s Prayer”

Saint Benedict was riding on horseback from one monastery to the next. As he passed a beggar, the beggar snarled: “If I had a horse, I could pray too.” Benedict smiled “Friend, if you can pray the Lord’s Prayer without getting distracted, I will give you this

Saint Martha, Patron Saint of Servants and Cooks

Jesus probably traveled to Jerusalem three times each year, throughout His life. To get there, He would have taken the safest route, through the Jordan valley and up the eastern side of the Mount of Olives. Bethany, a small village, two miles from Jerusalem, would have been

USCCB President Sends Prayers and Support to People of France

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed the prayers and support of the Catholic Church in the United States to the people of France following the July 14 attack in Nice. The full statement follows. The Hope of