For 100 years, Catholic Charities has represented the mission of outreach to the poor and marginalized in the name of the Catholic Church.
The prophet Micah lived in the eighth century B.C., and was a contemporary of the prophets Isaiah, Amos and Hosea. He was from the Judean lowlands, from the village of Moresheth. His teachings centered on themes of social justice and the impending Assyrian invasion. Micah confronted the injustices of his time and those who exploited […]
“In the face of racism, Catholics must hunger for justice as we hunger for the Eucharist.”
We have drifted away from an incorporation of Catholic vision into who we are and what we do in exchange for an acceptance of whatever is the current interpretation of social situations.
American communities tended to attract like-minded folks; that phenomenon has also become a major problem for our society today.
I have spent some time contemplating the Canticle of Mary, also known as the Magnificat, found in the Gospel of Luke.
BISHOP JEFFREY R. HAINES This is the time of the year when we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord. As a feast, the Ascension of the Lord commemorates a number of things in relation to Jesus. We recall His departure to Heaven, his exaltation at the right hand of the Father, his […]
ARCHBISHOP JEROME E. LISTECKI Although I have never reflected on the title of this column I must admit that given our situation today this column has been very appropriately named, The Herald of Hope. As believers, we understand hope comes not from our efforts but from the Lord who stands with us and his Church […]
The Gospel of Mark is a story of communication. Jesus is a man with a message, announcing the approach of the Kingdom of God.
Bishop Richard J. Sklba explains the significance of commemorating our Baptism day.