The Pilgrim's Journey

USCCB President, Archbishop Kurtz, provides helpful analogy regarding Synod on the Family

R RLast Updated: November 10th, 2014Church News

(By Patricia Zapor, Catholic News Service) — Acknowledging that families come with complications, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops reminded his fellow bishops Nov. 10 that their role is to accompany their family of the church through their fears and concerns. “Evangelizing means witnessing to our hope in Jesus,” said Archbishop Joseph E. … Read More

Ohio teen with Down syndrome on journey to serve at Mass in 50 states

R RLast Updated: September 9th, 2014Church News

By Lenora Sumsky; Photographs by (CNS/Bob Mullen/The Catholic Catholic News Service Kara Jackson, a 16-year-old altar server from Holy Family Parish in Middletown, Ohio is on a quest to serve at Mass in all 50 states. So far she has served at liturgies in 18 states after recently serving at a morning Mass at the … Read More