• Holiness means being loving, not boring, pope says “Gaudete et Exsultate” (“Rejoice and Be Glad”)Read More

  • The Paschal candle represents Christ, the Light of the World Read More

  • Three join Springfield parish family at Easter Vigil Read More

  • DOD and Catholic health system team up to provide care to uninsuredRead More

  • Dollar for Dollar Challenge Continues for Bishop's Annual AppealRead More

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The Paschal candle represents Christ, the Light of the World

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Holiness means being loving, not boring, pope says “Gaudete et Exsultate” (“Rejoice and Be Glad”)

Vatican City (CNS)--God calls all Christians to be saints ­— not plastic statues of saints, but real people who make time for prayer and who show loving care for others in the simplest gestures, Pope Francis said in his new document on holiness.

Three join Springfield parish family at Easter Vigil

SPRINGFIELD--The first time that Nicole Knight set foot in St. Boniface Church in Springfield was November 7, 2015, the day she said goodbye to her father, who had passed away a little more than a week earlier.

 

Rita DeLorme
From the 'Diocese of Savannah' and back again

Change is inevitable, even in the naming of a diocese. Like a child — evolving from infancy to maturity — who picks up nick-names along the way, the Catholic Diocese of Savannah has experienced its own name changes.

Why do Catholics venerate relics

The veneration of relics is a fundamentally biblical practice; it is not some sort of innovation in the centuries after Christ.

Thomas sees the risen Jesus and believes

CHILDREN’S STORY: 

 

On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala visited the tomb where Jesus’ body was laid after he died on the cross. 

 

But Jesus’ body was gone. 

 

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