Posts from February 2015

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Unity with Persecuted Christians This Lenten Season

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On January 25th at the close of the Week of Christian Unity, Pope Francis described the surge of violence against Christians as an occasion for an “ecumenism of blood” which unites all those who follow Christ whether Catholic, Orthodox or Protestant. Three weeks later, on February 18th Catholics gathered for Ash Wednesday just days after learning […]

Sunday, February 8th: Open House “Day with Religious”

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On Sunday, February 8th convents across the country are opening their doors to visitors as part of the “Day with Religious” initiative for the Year of Consecrated Life.  Neighbors and parishioners are invited to visit the convents open in their diocese as a way to learn more about religious life and to share time with […]