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Religious Freedom Week 2020: For the Good of AllJoin us, June 22 - June 29, as we pray, reflect, and take action on religious liberty, both here in this country and abroad.
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God Doesn’t Call The Qualified. He Qualifies The Called.Are you being called to welcome a Catholic exchange student into your family? Global Outreach is excited to be able to have TWO (2) students at Columbus Catholic High School for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please prayerfully discern being a Host Family for a young lady or man from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Slovakia, Poland or the Ukraine who is patiently waiting for your “Yes”. More Information: Barbara Tota-Boryczka, Global Outreach Executive Director, 920.540.3085 or Barbara.Tota-Boryczka@globaloutreachprogram.com
From the Bishop:
The priests of our Diocese—your pastors—are maintaining contact with the Diocesan Central Offices in order to speak about questions and concerns coming from you to them and on to us for advice and answers. These are challenging times for all of us and we do need to move slowly, patiently, and prudently. Please keep that in mind when you are addressing your pastors—and even me. Thank you. We, your priests and bishops, are trying to do our best to stay in contact with the state leadership; encouraging everyone at that level to understand how important our faith is to us and, especially during the Easter season, for us to attend Mass and receive the sacraments. Let us continue to pray that God will send a remedy for us in this time of distress.
The Year of Saint Joseph will be a big help for us. St. Joseph is a principal patron of our Diocese and, of course, our Cathedral. On Friday, 1 May, I will celebrate with you, via livestream media, the Holy Mass at 12:00 noon, in order to launch this year of prayer and good works. Please check the website diolc.org for further information and ideas—beyond the time of pandemic. (It will come to an end, we trust.)
Pope Francis announced on March 18 a call to join with an initiative of the Italian bishops, to pray the Rosary all together at 9 pm Rome time, on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, March 19.
People from many countries joined in, making this Rosary a worldwide plea for the end of the pandemic.
Italy on March 19 surpassed the number of deaths reported in China.
Before praying the Rosary, which was live-streamed from the Vatican, the Holy Father offered this message, and prayer:
The Pope Video for March presents Pope Francis’ monthly intention: The Christian community in China, where the Church “looks to the future with hope.”
The Holy Father’s intention, announced to his Worldwide Prayer Network a year ago, prays that the Catholics in that country “may persevere in faithfulness to the Gospel and grow in unity.”
From the Church
Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Carlo Acutis, meaning he will be beatified some time this year in Assisi.
Read the inspiring story of this young man:
With his friendly and social nature and love for technology—he was passionate about film and comic editing as well as computers—Carlo was like so many teenagers today. His deep love for Christ, however, set him apart, and it was this friendship with God that sustained him through the great trial of his life: his battle with leukemia.
Tour of Italy Pasta Buffet on 3/7/20 at the Eagles's Club, serving from 4:30PM-7PM, Meal Ticket; Adults $11, Kids 4-8 $6, under 4 free, Proceeds used by SVDP-St Johns Conference, to help the area needy. Meal includes
Three choices of Pasta and three choices of sauces which includes meat choices, lettuce salad, bread sticks, beverage and dessert. A large variety of Raffle Baskets will be on display, with raffle tickets sold for 1-$5, 3-$10, Arms Length- $20. Please help support this worthy cause.
From the Pope
Back in November, Pope Francis blessed a project that he dubbed the “Palace of the Poor,” a refurbished Calasanziane convent dating back to the early 1800s. The palace still carries the name of the Roman family that built it centuries ago: Palazzo Migliori – “Palace of the Best.”
When the nuns and the young mothers they cared for moved to other facilities, Pope Francis personally directed his Almoner, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, to turn it into a refuge where the homeless and poor of Rome can sleep, eat, and learn.
Madison, Wis., (CNA).- Valley of Our Lady Monastery, a community of Cistercian nuns in Wisconsin, is raising funds for a new monastery complex following a vocations boom.
The planned monastery is being designed to house up to 30 nuns. There are presently 22 in the community.
Valley of Our Lady was founded in 1957 on a small plot of land in the Diocese of Madison. The existing buildings are both too small and in poor condition. A relocation projected was begun in 2000, and the site of a new monastery in Wisconsin's Iowa County was purchased in 2011.
The community has a master plan for their new monastery, to be built in two phases.
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Welcome to Christ the King Catholic Church! Ever since 1938 this parish has been assisting souls in their quest for deeper union with God. Our mission statement is essentially found in the stained glass window above the main altar: “For Christ our King.” Insofar as God made us and we belong to Him, we have come to... Read More