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How Catholics Are Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving

By |November 27th, 2020|Categories: Local News, Mobile App, Mobile Blog|

With lockdowns and all kinds of restrictions all across the state of California, Catholics in the El Centro and Brawley area are finding ways to creatively bring family together and keep the faith for Thanksgiving.

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Putting an End to Catholic Commencement Controversies

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: The Catholic Thing|

Spring is here, with pomp and circumstance. It is also the season of controversies over the choice of commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients at America’s Catholic colleges. Will the annual conflicts ever end? Perhaps there is a way. And it would be none too soon. More than a decade

Catholic conservative wins in Ecuador

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: The Catholic Thing|

A former banker and Opus Dei devotee, Guillermo Lasso has returned the conservative right to power in Ecuador, winning Sunday’s presidential election after two defeats that failed to discourage him. He has vowed to boost foreign investment, cut taxes, create a million jobs, and has spoken about “extending a hand”

Called to proclaim Christ

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: The Catholic Thing|

Recently, I was reading some retreat talks [John Paul II] gave for university students Cracow in 1972, back when he was still Cardinal Karol Wojtyla. In one of these talks, he described a letter he received from a great natural scientist. Here is what that scientist wrote to him: For

Following SCOTUS ruling, CA allows religious attendance

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: The Catholic Thing|

California lifted all capacity restrictions on religious gatherings on Monday, following the Supreme Court’s ruling over the weekend that the state’s restrictions were too harsh. “In response to recent judicial rulings, effective immediately, location and capacity limits on places of worship are not mandatory but are strongly recommended,” the state

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