• USCCB General Assembly November 2018

    USCCB General Assembly November 2018

    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will gather for their annual Fall General Assembly, November 12-14 in Baltimore, Maryland. During the assembly, the full body of bishops will address a variety of topics including ethical and religious directives for Catholic healthcare services, a pastoral response to Asian and Pacific Island Catholics in the US, and the upcoming Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.

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  • Immigrants bring special feast of St. Francis of Assisi to Diocese

    Immigrants bring special feast of St. Francis of Assisi to Diocese

    “It is a great thing, especially because the children are involved,” he says. “We want to teach children to help keep these traditions alive, while learning more about our faith.”

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  • At St. Augustine of Hippo, church, PSR, parents support one another

    At St. Augustine of Hippo, church, PSR, parents support one another

    Together, “We’re family – a church family,” says Eleanor Gregory, coordinator of religious education for the East St. Louis parish. She’s been a part of St. Augustine PSR for 35 years, and has taught generations of parishioners.

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  • Heaven’s Babies offers support to families grieving miscarriage

    Heaven’s Babies offers support to families grieving miscarriage

    “It’s not always handled well emotionally, by medical personnel or clergy,” York says. “We know that hospitals will take care of you physically, and then they may send you home. But nobody tells you how you can contact the funeral home, if you want a burial.”

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