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Edina, Mo. -- Displaced congregation in Edina celebrates Sunday Mass following fire. Fire damaged church Thursday.

Bothwell, Scotland -- Prince Charles's donation to save historic Scots church

Cleveland -- One-year reopening mass celebrated at St. Patrick Catholic Church

Knoxville, Ky. -- Local church starts week-long prayer. Seven days of continuous prayer to culminated in large outdoor Mass for parish with 8,000 members.

Demise of rural church stirs memories of bygone days

Hundreds gather to mourn, remember late Raleigh bishop Bishop F. Joseph Gossman died last week at the age of 83.

Zambia -- Government minister speaks at ordination of Catholic priests. A reduction in the number of youths joining the priesthood reduces the ability to promote high moral standards in the country, he said. Thanks church for its partnership in promoting education and economic development.

PP-header2.jpgLooking for an 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 that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines scripture and sketching to reflect on the word.

Daily Bread is a series 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.


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