Apostolic Letter: On The Meaning and Importance of the Nativity Scene by Pope Francis

The enchanting image of the Christmas crèche, so dear to the Christian people, never ceases to arouse amazement and wonder. El hermoso signo del pesebre, tan estimado por el pueblo cristiano, causa siempre asombro y admiración.
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Celebrating Advent

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also to the anniversary of the Lord’s birth on Christmas.
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Late November Action Alerts

Please take a moment to send a message to your Senators and Representative regarding these new state and global issues.
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Pro-Woman Is Pro-Life

It’s a common misconception in our society that being Pro-Life is against women. This article from the USCCB challenges that notion. This can be a powerful reflection especially as we ponder the great mystery of Mary’s pregnancy with Jesus during Advent.
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Civilize It

Take the pledge below as an individual, family, or community. Anyone and everyone can commit together to honoring human dignity through civil conversation.
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Pro Life Committee Chairman Invites Bishops to Join Initiative Serving Pregnant and Parenting Mothers in Need

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, of Kansas City in Kansas, and Chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, addressed the body of bishops at the annual November plenary meeting of bishops about the need for improved pastoral responses to w
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Walking With Moms in Need

Pregnant and parenting moms in need are in our parishes and our neighborhoods. As Pope Francis reminds us, our parishes need to be “islands of mercy in the midst of a sea of indifference.”
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Heart Speaks to Heart

Read Bishop Barres’ pastoral letter on St. Cardinal John Henry Newman: Heart Speaks to Heart
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Chairmen of U.S. Bishops’ Committees Comment on Federal Study Released on Danger of Assisted Suicide Laws to Persons with Disabilities

Last week, the National Council on Disabilities (NCD) released a federal study revealing that assisted suicide laws are dangerous to people with disabilities.
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Pope at Canonization Mass: New saints “kindly lights” in the gloom of the world

Pope Francis presides over the canonizations of Cardinal John Henry Newman, Sister Marian Thresia, Sister Giuseppina Vannini, Sister Dulce Lopes Pontes, and Marguerite Bays. In his homily, the Pope reflects on the Gospel account of the lepers, and on the verbs “to cry out, to walk, to
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