December 8, 2015

The Madonna Of 115th Street, Harlem Gets A Long-Awaited Makeover

Jacki Lyden, NPR | Photo by Danielle Oteri After 131 years, Madonna of 115th Street needed a makeover — a makeover worthy of a Catholic icon parishioners say is responsible for miracles. And last week, the refurbished life-sized statue and her new gown were unveiled last week in East Harlem. From high above the altar, the […]

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December 4, 2015

A Reminder from The Pope: Get To Know Your Bible

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2015 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN – Photo credit: Lauren Cater/CNA). The Bible is so dangerous that some Christians risk persecution to have one. But for Pope Francis, its life-changing role in daily life is important too. “The Bible is not meant to be placed on a shelf, but to be in […]

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December 1, 2015

Interesting Infographic Shows Locations of Apostles’ Remains

The Bible mentions the deaths of two apostles, James who was put to death by Herod Agrippa and Judas Iscariot who committed suicide shortly after Christ’s crucifiction.   The deaths of the other apostles are known through tradition or the writings of early Christians. So what happened to the Apostles, and where are their remains today?  […]

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November 27, 2015

Inspiring Photos of Mass Being Celebrated in War Zones

Nothing is more important than the Mass, and the Church is bound to keep on celebrating it in and out of season. And that includes war. Here are some photos of priests celebrating Mass in war zones, or at least out on the field for members of a military. To view these inspiring photos, click […]

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November 12, 2015

Labouré Alum Becomes Food Network’s “Chopped” Champion

On November 10th Sister Alicia Torres of the Franciscans of the Eucharist won the Food Network’s popular “Chopped” competition.  Sister Alicia was a member of the 2009 class of Labouré aspirants, and has been cooking since grade school.  She regularly prepares meals for her community, in addition to running a food kitchen which serves the […]

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November 10, 2015

Was the last ‘witch’ of Boston actually a Catholic martyr?

by Mary Rezac, CNA Boston, Mass., Oct 31, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The last person hanged for witchcraft in Boston could be considered a Catholic martyr. In the 1650s, Ann Glover and her family, along with some 50,000 other native Irish people, were enslaved by Englishman Oliver Cromwell during the occupation of Ireland […]

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