The Peace Pulpit: As Advent begins and we consider how Jesus comes into our lives, let's prepare in a quiet, prayerful way for the celebration of Christmas.
The Field Hospital: Man convicted again for impersonating a priest; Wash. Archdiocese's debt forgiveness program benefits 27 parishes; Parish's new music director gets cancer, then later fired
https://www.scribd.com/document/332795627/Who-Is-My-Neighbor-The-Face-of-Poverty-in-Washington-StateThe state's bishops based a pastoral letter, released Nov. 17, in large part on listening sessions held around the state with those who experienced poverty.
The Field Hospital: Fellow Tyler Wagner brings his passion for the environment to the program's inaugural year at St. Ignatius Church in Portland, Ore.
My Table Is Spread: All children sing. They sing because they are human. They sing because humans are created for song.
The Field Hospital: English-speaking parishes in Montreal may close; diversity abounds in U.S. church; conferences address evangelization; parishes utilize adult altar servers.
Catholic institutions and ministries need to adapt and prepare for growing diversity, according to a report presented to U.S. bishops Nov. 15.
Many attendees of the Detroit archdiocese's Synod '16 talked about the Nov. 18-20 synod beginning the process of healing for an archdiocese that has faced many difficulties.
The Field Hospital: Study showed Connecticut led the nation with a 10-percent drop in self-identifying Catholics over seven years. NCR asked leaders and scholars why.
Approximately 400 participants will convene on Friday for the archdiocese's first synod in almost 50 years, which will focus on evangelization, transformation and innovation.