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San Mateo teacher walks all the California missions
"My blisters were horrible, I had the wrong shoes"

A Catholic teacher who finished a pilgrimage to the Spanish missions in California this week has emphasized his devotion to the first missions’ founder, St. Junipero Serra, and their influence on him as an educator.

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San Mateo teacher walks all the California missions
"My blisters were horrible, I had the wrong shoes"
2020-06-29T18:36:29-07:00

Sacramento cathedral boarded-up windows become showcase for black saints
Augustus Tolton, Josephine Bakhita, Martin de Porres, Charles Lwanga

With businesses along K Street in downtown Sacramento boarding up their windows and doors — either to cover up glass that was smashed in the chaotic early days of protest against police brutality or to prevent

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Sacramento cathedral boarded-up windows become showcase for black saints
Augustus Tolton, Josephine Bakhita, Martin de Porres, Charles Lwanga
2020-06-17T16:00:19-07:00

Religion doesn’t make sense to UC Santa Cruz student
"Do you know what Catholic guilt is?"

California Catholic Daily reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Terra, who is studying economics, by the Bay Tree Building at UC Santa Cruz

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Religion doesn’t make sense to UC Santa Cruz student
"Do you know what Catholic guilt is?"
2020-06-15T12:12:52-07:00

Worth driving to: Sacred Heart Church, Medford, OR
Beautiful, traditional church is the oldest Catholic one in southern Oregon

Name of Church Sacred Heart Church

Address 517 W. 10th Street (10th and South Oakdale), Medford, Oregon 97501

Phone (541) 779-4661

Website

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Worth driving to: Sacred Heart Church, Medford, OR
Beautiful, traditional church is the oldest Catholic one in southern Oregon
2020-06-12T15:29:05-07:00

Our Mother of the Church statue arrives in San Diego
Under her arms: St. Joseph, Augustus Tolton, Mother Teresa, Padre Pio, St. John Vianney, John Paul II; St. Faustina, St. José María Robles

In 2018, Pope Francis designated the Monday after Pentecost as a day for Catholics to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary as Mother of the Church, a model for all Christians. And just on

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Our Mother of the Church statue arrives in San Diego
Under her arms: St. Joseph, Augustus Tolton, Mother Teresa, Padre Pio, St. John Vianney, John Paul II; St. Faustina, St. José María Robles
2020-06-02T17:22:17-07:00

Churches in six states damaged
"I thought, ‘wow, they don’t even know’ "

Catholic churches and cathedrals in several cities were among the buildings damaged in the protests and riots that occurred nationwide over the past week. Church buildings in California, Minnesota, New York, Kentucky, Texas,

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Churches in six states damaged
"I thought, ‘wow, they don’t even know’ "
2020-06-02T08:33:12-07:00

Soho Square decadence broken by St. Patrick’s
Over 200 people a day get Pret-a-Manger food

I’d heard about Father Alexander Sherbrooke long before we met in June 2011; Father Sherbrooke had been a mentor for young friends of mine who had worked at St. Patrick’s Church in London as pastoral assistants

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Soho Square decadence broken by St. Patrick’s
Over 200 people a day get Pret-a-Manger food
2020-05-28T13:18:34-07:00

The dangers of proliferating Communion services
Fr. Jerry Pokorsky warns of a Trojan Horse

The following is an except of an article by Fr. Jerry Pokorsky, a priest of the Diocese of Arlington and co-founder of CREDO and Adoremus, two organizations engaged in liturgical renewal.

The cancellation

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The dangers of proliferating Communion services
Fr. Jerry Pokorsky warns of a Trojan Horse
2020-05-22T18:07:01-07:00

Pastors and legislators push Newsom on churches
Ask to be as open as schools

Twenty-five California state legislators have joined hundreds of pastors who are calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to let churches hold in-person services. These Republican Senators and Assembly members sent the governor a letter last week asking him to

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Pastors and legislators push Newsom on churches
Ask to be as open as schools
2020-05-13T14:12:24-07:00