October 9, 2015

Polish cardinal helps dedicate altar at U.S. shrine to St. John Paul II

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow, Poland, made his first visit to a national shrine in Washington dedicated to the pope he served as personal secretary for nearly 27 years. The cardinal consecrated the main altar at the St. John Paul II National Shrine during an Oct. 2 Mass of dedication.
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Venerating saint’s relics on U.S. tour a chance for renewal, says priest

The major relics of St. Maria Goretti, known as the "patroness of purity," are on a "pilgrimage of mercy" in the United States this fall.
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Educators speak frankly at McElroy award dinner; new push for education tax credit announced

Friends of Catholic Education honored Thomas Powell and Father Lawrence Frazier for their commitment to Catholic education.
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An ode to the iPhone

A young woman tweets a message in this CNS file photo. (Paul Jeffrey/CNS Photo)I used to kiss my wife when I woke up; now I roll the other way and check my notifications.I used to read in bed; now I play a few rounds of Candy Crush.I used to talk
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Reflections from the road: Feet for Francis Day 6

Walking the Brandywine Valley Sept. 24 and finally enjoying the demands and rhythms of the road, I felt the strong presence of my parents, who have been gone a while now. At that moment, a butterfly – OK, given the season, it might have been a moth – flittered from
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