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Advent week four: Making John the Baptist’s acquaintance in Advent

What do you think the John the Baptist of real time 2,000 years ago looked like and sounded like? I'm talking about the fascinating...

St. Catherine of Siena helps usher in Feast of Our Lady...

WILMINGTON — Parishioners at St. Catherine of Siena in Wilmington have been preparing for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Dec. 12...

Bishops: Ukrainians have ‘sacred duty’ to defend against Russian forces

KIEV, Ukraine — In a message marking the anniversary of their country’s December 1991 referendum on independence from the Soviet Union, Ukrainian Catholic bishops...

Maureen Pratt: ‘Special Saints’ open world to those with special needs

Like many of us, when Megan Gannon lifts a concern in prayer, she turns to Mary, the mother of Jesus, first. "I’m a big believer...

Father Charles Garst III, 65, Salesianum grad, former St. Anthony’s parochial...

Rev. Charles C. Garst, III, OSFS, a professed member of the Wilmington-Philadelphia Province of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales for 44 years,...

Goal of marriage: Identify yours and always move toward it

By JOHN GROSSO and NICOLE M. PERONE It should come as no surprise to any married or engaged couples reading this, but we’ll say it...

Protesters call for change as bishops gather in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (CNS) -- As the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened a Day of Prayer at the Fall Bishops General Assembly Nov. 12, John...

Viewpoint: Catholics have a moral duty to fight anti-Semitism

Responding to editors' requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an unsigned editorial titled: "Catholics have...

Christian Unity: The body of Christ at work

The promulgation of the Decree on Ecumenism, "Unitatis Redintegratio," at the Second Vatican Council made it acceptable for Catholics to engage with Christians from...

Bishop Malooly kicks off Convocation 150 in Ocean City, Md., for...

Bishop Malooly welcomed more than 700 congregants Nov. 3 to Convocation 150 to the convention center in Ocean City, Md. Leaders from every parish in...

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