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I found treasure in a field — Sister Constance Veit, lsp

In our mid-summer weekday Masses, we read a series of parables from the Gospel of St. Matthew. These stories were perfect for summer with...

‘You are needed,’ Pope Francis tells grandparents, all elderly people

VATICAN CITY — Writing to his peers, Catholics who have reached a venerable age like he has, Pope Francis told older Catholics that God...

The need to return to homebound ministries; visits, respite and peace...

If anyone needs evidence that a weekly, hourly visit from a friendly volunteer makes a big difference in others' lives, the effect of the...

Look to the elderly for wisdom on how to live after...

In the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant number of elderly people died in institutions that should have protected these vulnerable members...

Missing Mass: Social isolation keeps elders safe but lonely during coronavirus...

In communities around the world, the social isolation that keeps elders safe from the coronavirus but precludes going to church is proving extremely difficult...

Pope Francis prays for elderly fearing dying alone during coronavirus pandemic

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis offered prayers for elderly people living alone or in retirement homes who are living in fear of contracting the...

Vatican calls for creative ways to protect elderly from loneliness during...

VATICAN CITY — Local churches and individuals must do more to help and to protect the elderly from loneliness and infection during the coronavirus...

As coronavirus-caused lockdown continues, Pope Francis prays for lonely elderly

VATICAN CITY — As Italy entered its second week of lockdown, Pope Francis urged Christians to remember the elderly who are suffering not only...

Vatican conference highlights importance of elderly in the church

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican will host a conference on how the Catholic Church can fulfill its mission to care for, welcome and include...

Rome conference focuses on holistic approach to caring for elderly

VATICAN CITY — Religions share an understanding of the importance of caring for people’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs — and this precious insight...

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