Bishop Kettler will celebrate Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral at 10 p.m., Dec. 24; local religious communities to host variety of celebrations.
“I want to propose that upon entering the season of Christmas, we become truly intentional in doing something that should be a nonnegotiable for us as believers.”
Catholic Charities’ Share the Spirit program matches families in need during the holiday season with individuals, families and organizations who wish to help them by providing gifts and grocery cards.
Renewing their pledge to visit South Sudan, Pope Francis and Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury urged the political leaders of the country to start trusting one another and give their people the peace they need and deserve.
Catholic and Protestant readers are likely to find these two books both inspiring and informative when it comes to nourishing a healthy, theologically balanced attitude toward Mary.