Family Synod: For interfaith families, evangelization is a two-way street writes Astrid Lobo Gajiwala of Mumbai, India.
Greenville, R.I. -- Legion of Christ's US women's college to close. Its training center for consecrated women in the U.S. is closing because of poor enrollment.
Catholic Near East Welfare Association: to Open Medical Clinics Serving Christian Refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan
Helena, Mont. -- Trial date approaches for Ursuline sisters by Dan Stockman Global Sisters Report, devoted to covering the mission and ministry of Catholic women religious. It offers news, commentary and reflections on spirituality and theology.
Philadelphia -- Nov. 18 appeal hearing for Msgr. Lynn
This was on some PBS station last night. A reader calls it "A great program on how St. Benedict's "Rule" applies today. What a great expression about our Catholic tradition!" "The Rule" documentary captures how one monastery called Newark Abbey, in the heart of one of America's most impoverished and violent cities, Newark, New Jersey, applies the precepts of this nearly 1500 year old handbook to its school, St. Benedict’s Prep
Looking for a little inspiration to begin your day? NCR's sister publication, Celebration, gives you two options, both based on the Scripture readings of the day:
Pencil Preaching is blog in which Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines Scripture and sketching to reflect on the Word.
Daily Bread is a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned Scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.