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  • USCCB Migration and Refugee Services Release Report Recommending Extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador and Honduras October 17, 2017
    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Office of Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB/MRS), released its report today, entitled Temporary Protected Status: A Vital Piece of the Central American Protection and Prosperity Puzzle recommending the U.S. government extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador and Honduras. Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Texas, Chairman of […]
  • Pope Accepts Resignation of Auxiliary Bishop of Newark October 16, 2017
    WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop John W. Flesey from the office of auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Newark.  The announcement was publicized in Washington on October 16 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.   Bishop Flesey has served in the Archdiocese since 1969. As required by Canon […]

RSS Daily Reading

  • Feast of Saint Luke, evangelist October 18, 2017
    Reading 1 2 Tm 4:10-17bBeloved:Demas, enamored of the present world,deserted me and went to Thessalonica,Crescens to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.Luke is the only one with me.Get Mark and bring him with you,for he is helpful to me in the ministry.I have sent Tychicus to Ephesus.When you come, bring the cloak I left with Carpus […]

RSS Saint of The Day

  • Saint Luke October 18, 2017
    Image: The Apostle Luke | Andrey Mironov Saint Luke Saint of the Day for October 18 (d. c. 84) https://wp.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODOct18.mp3   Saint Luke’s Story Luke wrote one of the major portions of the New Testament, a two-volume work comprising the third Gospel and Acts of the Apostles. In the two books he shows the parallel between […]
    Fr. Don Miller, OFM