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By: Michael J. Johnson
Originally Appeared in : 9922-10/24/19

MACON--They came because they sought healing, or perhaps because they were curious about went on at a Charismatic healing service. Some came alone, but most gathered close to the front of St. Joseph Church, Macon, in groups of two to four friends and family. Over 100 people joined the service.

 

The Charismatic Renewal in the United States traces its beginnings to a retreat held at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where many of the attendees experienced a baptism in the spirit. There are now over 9 million Charismatic Catholics in the U.S.

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9922-10/24/19

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By: Carol Zimmermann
Originally Appeared in : 9921-10/10/19

Washington (CNS)--The Supreme Court announced Oct. 4, just three days before it begins its new term, that it will add an abortion case to its docket.

 

The justices have agreed to weigh in on a Louisiana law that requires doctors at abortion clinics to obtain admitting privileges from a nearby hospital.

 

It is the first abortion case the court is taking up since Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch joined the bench and also without the swing vote of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who retired in 2018.

 

By: Content provided by Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv.
Originally Appeared in : 9921-10/10/19

During his homily on Sept. 7, at the Saturday evening Mass at St. Mary Magdalen Mission in Buena Vista, Georgia, Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., said "I bring you some sad news tonight. This chapel of St. Mary Magdalen will close at the end of this month." The bishop went on to say, "Some of you live near St. Mary Church in Americus and some of you live near Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Both parishes have Spanish ­speaking communities and ministries and will welcome you warmly."

 

By: Michelle Kroll
Originally Appeared in : 9921-10/10/19

Carrie Jane Williamson has been named Associate Superintendent for the Department of Catholic Education at the Diocese of Savannah. Williamson began her work as Assistant Superintendent for the Office of Catholic Schools in July 2013 and has served with dedication and commitment in Catholic education since 2002.  

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9921-10/10/19

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By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9920-9/26/19

Your diocesan newspaper, the Southern Cross, provides a quiet voice of Catholic insight amid the flurry of information received in a world of instant communication. Read the Southern Cross and Put Faith in Your Opinions.

By: Jessica L. Marsala
Originally Appeared in : 9920-9/26/19

STATESBORO--In a testament to not only their past but also their future, the parishioners of St. Matthew Church began their parish’s 75th anniversary celebration Sept. 13 with a Mass celebrated in the company of their newly installed pastor as well as three of their former pastors.

 

By: Jessica L. Marsala
Originally Appeared in : 9920-9/26/19

DARIEN--The future site of the Georgia Martyrs monument received a blessing Sept. 15 after Mass at Nativity of our Lady Church in Darien.

 

At the Mass, Father Pablo Migone preached a homily in which he compared Saint Paul, the author of the day’s second reading, to the Gospel about the Prodigal Son and finally to the five Franciscan martyrs who await beatification, the next stage in their cause for canonization.

 

By: Michael J. Johnson

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