July 27, 2017
On July 25, 2017, the Senate voted to proceed to debate on health care legislation which may have dramatic consequences for access to affordable health care coverage in our country. The chamber is now in the process of voting on amendments which will shape what is and isn’t in the final health care bill. Your … Continue reading “Tell the senate to protect access to affordable health care coverage”
U.S. Bishops Chairman Appeals to Members of U.S. Senate to Work Together to Remedy Health Care to Serve the Common Good WASHINGTON—In light of today’s Senate Republican vote to address the healthcare law, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, is appealing to … Continue reading “USCCB news”
Catholic Rural Life Staff Blogger, Morgan Smith, writes about her experience of community during her move into a new apartment. In her new blog article, “Can I Have a Little Help from My Friends?”, she discovers through the gestures of her friends what it means to have a “rural heart”. “After this gift, and the time … Continue reading “Is it possible to be “urban with a rural heart”?”
By Jean Gonzalez of the Florida Catholic – July 25, 2017 ORLANDO | Although Cardinal Peter Turkson is a high-ranking figure in the Catholic Church who has personal meetings with the Holy Father, when he offered a keynote presentation to an audience of 2,000 mostly lay black Catholics it sounded, at times, like an intimate … Continue reading “Cardinal Turkson: Do not overlook the ‘basic unity of the human family’”
Our annual Ministry Formation Conference will be a great opportunity for catechists, ministry volunteers, lay ecclesial ministers, all involve in different ministries and clergy to celebrate with the Bishop, to network with colleagues and publishers, and to grow the skill-base through the various learning sessions. For more information, click here.
There is still time to register for the 2017 Orlando Liturgical Conference on August 24th – 26th, 2017 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel. “Liturgy in Action: Encountering Christ”, will focus on the art of accompaniment as it relates to encountering Christ in the liturgy. Bishop Mark Seitz, of the Diocese of El Paso, Texas, … Continue reading “Explore the “Art of Accompaniment” in the Eucharist at the Orlando Liturgical Conference”