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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July 24, 2015

What is the Burning Question in Priestly Formation?

By Fr Samuel Medley, SOLT One of the most common questions or desires I hear about in the seminary, the school for candidates for the priesthood, is how to pray better.  Here is what we are teaching them. Desire to Pray and Determination that Comes from It Teach me how to pray! Thank God first […]

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July 17, 2015

Want more religious vocations? Improve your family life, nun says

By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News As the Church brings the needs of the family to the forefront with the upcoming Synod this fall, one Dominican sister says it is no surprise that Pope Francis should also dedicate this year to the consecrated life. “One nourishes the other,” explained Dominican Sister Maria Magdalene in an interview […]

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July 10, 2015

The Labouré Society Included in the Official Directory of the Catholic Church

As of April, 2015, the Labouré Society is recognized by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Subcommittee on Certification for Ecclesial Ministry and Service as professional and competent in its area of specialization (providing financial assistance and spiritual support to men and women who must resolve student loans in order to pursue their […]

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July 8, 2015

College debt prevents some from pursuing vocation

by Joe Bollig joe.bollig@theleaven.org KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Parents and students have heard this pitch for decades: A higher education is the best investment you can make in your future. Maybe that’s true. But here’s one thing that is definitely true: The debt arising from gaining a higher education can cripple your future. According to […]

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