September 28, 2015

Come & See Retreat — University of Notre Dame

Come & See Retreat Date: October 1, 2015 thru October 3, 2015 Location: Old College Notre Dame, IN 46556 This weekend retreat provides high school seniors with an opportunity to learn more about Old College, the Congregation of Holy Cross’ undergraduate seminary program on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Contact:  Fr. Neil Wack, C.S.C (Director […]

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September 28, 2015

Prayer Evening with the Joliet Franciscan Sisters

Date: September 22, 2015 Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate (O.S.F.), 1433 Essington Road, Joliet, IL 60435 Join us for an hour of prayer and reflection at the Joliet Franciscan Center.  Reservations are not needed. For information regarding the month’s theme, please call 815-725-8735. Light refreshments are available at the end of the […]

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September 11, 2015

Figures show dramatic jump in Spanish Mass attendance, religious vocations

Catholic World News The Catholic faith is enjoying a remarkably vigorous revival in Spain, according to a study by the Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS). Filip Mazurczak reports for First Things that the CIS figures who a sudden 23% jump in the past year in the number of Spanish Catholics attending Mass weekly. The number […]

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September 3, 2015

Philippine religious sister wins German human rights award

Catholic World News – August 11, 2015 The city of Weimar, Germany, has announced that it is awarding its 2015 human rights prize to a Philippine Benedictine sister known for her efforts on behalf of Mindanao’s indigenous persons, fishermen, and farmers whose livelihoods are threatened by mining on the island of Mindanao. Sister Stella Matutina, […]

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August 14, 2015

Bishop Jarrell reports good vocation prospects

Bishop Michael Jarrell of the Diocese of Lafayette Good reported good vocation prospects to the Lafayette Serra Club’s installation banquet, Wednesday, at the Petroleum Club. “We have a rigorous screening process,” said Jarrell. “But if all the applicants are approved, we will have 48 seminarians this fall. That is the largest number since 1989 when […]

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August 7, 2015

Oscar-winning composer pens Mass for the Pope

Rome, Italy, Jun 12, 2015 / 02:08 am (CNA/EWTN News). The musical settings of Ennio Morricone are more likely to be heard at a movie theater than a church, but on June 10, the award-winning movie composer debuted a new Mass dedicated to the Jesuit Order and named for one of their own – Pope […]

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July 31, 2015

Sisters of the Holy Redeemer Hold Come & See Retreat

The Sisters of the Holy Redeemer will be hosting an extended Come & See Retreat experience of prayer and community for single Catholic women seeking God and interested in learning more about religious life in the midst of our busy world. Join the Sisters for prayer, meals and sharing while maintaining your daily schedule. Service […]

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