A Catholic look at family finances reveals surprises
It’s similar to pumping nontoxic smoke into a house to discover where the air leaks are.
The Catholic-based, financial planning course completed last month by eight parishioners of St. Mary of the Angels Church in New Orleans took a similar approach, only this time focusing on the participants’ wallets: How, why and where was their cash disappearing?
19 men ordained as permanent deacons
In ordaining 19 men as permanent deacons on June 27 at St. Louis Cathedral, Archbishop Gregory Aymond called their new ministry of ordained service to the church “a great privilege but also a tremendous responsibility.”
Clarion Herald wins 8 Catholic press awards
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Archbishop Aymond responds to SCOTUS Marriage ruling
As Catholic Christians, we believe that marriage is between one man and one woman. This belief is rooted in Sacred Scripture, Natural Law and 2000 years of Christian Tradition. To change and redefine marriage will have ramifications for families now and in the future. I stand with the Catholic bishops of the United States as we had hoped there would have been another means of moving forward in society without redefining marriage and family life.
Court rules same-sex marriage legal nationwide (SECOND UPDATE)
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a landmark ruling, a divided Supreme Court June 26 said same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide.
"The nature of marriage is that, through its enduring bond, two persons together can find other freedoms, such as expression, intimacy, and spirituality," wrote Justice Anthony Kennedy for the 5-4 majority. "This is true for all persons, whatever their sexual orientation."