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Living the Truth in Love: WWMD - What Would Mary Do

As always, the First Sunday of May was a great one in our Diocese as we gathered at Emmanuel Church in Delray Beach for the Annual Marian Festival. The afternoon brought a tremendous amount of rain which prevented us from gathering outside at the beautiful Rosary Walk. However, the weather did not

President of the U.S. Bishops Conference Responds to Santa Fe High School Shooting

        Media Contact: Judy Keane 202-541-3200 Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement in the aftermath of the Santa Fe High School shooting in Santa Fe,Texas: "Our community and

Lliving the Truth in Love: Homily - Priesthood Ordination of Deacon Frank D’Amato and Deacon Daniel Daza-Jaller

  Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola May 5, 2018 Prayer - The First Task of a Priest   Recently, on March 19, the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Pope Francis ordained three bishops at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. In his homily at the ordination, the Pope spoke clearly and directly on what he

USCCB Religious Liberty Chairman Announces Religious Freedom Week from June 22-29, 2018

        Media Contact: Judy Keane 202-541-3200 WASHINGTON—Catholics across the United States are encouraged to pray and act in support of religious liberty at home and abroad during Serving Others in God's Love: Religious Freedom Week 2018, which begins on June 22, the Feast of

Living the Truth in Love: Rejoice and be Glad

Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, has given us a great treasure on the subject of holiness in his new Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate. Its title is taken from the concluding words of our Lord in the Beatitudes from His Sermon on the Mount, "rejoice and be glad" (Mt 5:12). The Pope

Chrism Mass: He's Two Thousand Years Old

We live in complicated, challenging and extremely difficult times. Confusion, anger, pain and even violence are very much present among us. Certainly the tragedy that occurred in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, so proximate to us in Parkland, Florida, is evidence of this. We live

President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Welcomes Pope Francis's Apostolic Exhortation

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is welcoming the release of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation, "Gaudete et Exsultate" (Rejoice and Be Glad), subtitled "On the Call to Holiness in the

A Mercy and Peacebuilding Approach to Gun Violence

  Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development Office of Domestic Social Development March 2018   “[W]e know that this “piecemeal” violence, of different kinds and levels, causes great suffering: wars in different countries and continents; terrorism, organized crime and

Domestic Justice and Education Chairmen Urge Concrete Actions to Address Scourge of Gun Violence

  Media Contact: Judy Keane 202-541-3200 March 5, 2018   WASHINGTON—In the aftermath of the tragic attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB's Committee on Domestic Justice and Human

Living the Truth in Love: You Are in Me and I Am in You

Some of the most vivid artistic depictions of the Resurrection are found in Eastern icons. Eastern icons, by their very nature, take us into a mystical world in which the characters in the icons are depicted in striking color but always with a dignity to them and an expression of looking into the