Monthly Archives: May 2007

Awards …

Honors for two longtime friends of CNS: The Catholic Sun in Phoenix won an “Award of Excellence” in four categories and an “Award of Merit” in another at the annual Associated Church Press convention in Chicago. The Catholic Register, a … Continue reading

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Catholic blogger relates to young adults at Theology on Tap

Rocco Palmo, the ubiquitous author of the “Whispers in the Loggia” blog, spoke recently in Madison, Wis., and the local diocesan paper, the Catholic Herald, was there to cover it. If you’ve never heard of Rocco or Whispers, see why … Continue reading

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Cardinal blogs about visit to Las Vegas

Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston said recently in his blog, reprinted in The Pilot, the Boston archdiocesan paper, that he never thought he’d visit Las Vegas — but there he was because Las Vegas was chosen to host this year’s … Continue reading

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Utah paper offers podcast from bishop

In Salt Lake City, the Intermountain Catholic diocesan newspaper has launched what it hopes will be a regular podcast from recently installed Bishop John C. Wester. There are instructions for how to subscribe to the podcast through an RSS feed … Continue reading

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Parish life collaborators to aid future church life

Responding to the priest shortage, the Diocese of Pittsburgh is about to launch a program for parish life collaborators, reports the Pittsburgh Catholic. The program’s director told the paper that a parish life collaborator is a deacon or professional minister … Continue reading

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High-tech Scriptures

Seminarian Brian Carpenter works at his laptop computer to record a segment of “Your Sunday Reader,” a podcast he and youth minister Dawn Burdick record each week for St. Mary Church in Canandaigua, N.Y. The two read and discuss the … Continue reading

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Parishes respond to violence with gun collection, peace vigil

Two Baltimore parishes are responding to the city’s high murder rate with positive actions of their own, according to The Catholic Review, Baltimore’s archdiocesan paper. One is giving $50 to anyone who brings in a working gun, no questions asked.

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