January 2019


Over 12,000 U.S. pilgrims and 34 U.S. Bishops traveling to Panama for World Youth Day; WYD stateside events expected to also draw thousands of youth and young adults

Washington, D.C. – The United States will be sending over 12,000 youth and young adults, ages 16 to 35, to Panama for the thirty-fourth annual celebration of World Youth Day (WYD). The global event, taking place January 22-27, 2019, in and around Panama City, is expected to draw over 1 million people from all 6 […]

Bishops express dismay at court ruling enjoining moral and religious exemption to HHS mandate

Washington, D.C. – In response to Monday’s federal court ruling from Pennsylvania granting a nationwide injunction barring the broadened moral and religious exemption to the HHS mandate, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, Chairman of the […]

National Catholic Schools Week begins January 27-February 2; with the theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

Washington, D.C. – National Catholic Schools Week 2019 (CSW) will be observed in dioceses around the country January 27–February 2. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.,” focuses on the important spiritual, academic and societal contributions provided by a Catholic education firmly rooted in the Truth of the Gospel. As Bishop Michael C. […]

Search for Christian Maturity retreat set

March 1-3 – Located at Holy Spirit Church, Sioux Falls, the retreat is a program featuring talks, skits, music, opportunities for confession and celebration of Mass. A priest serves as spiritual director on the weekend. It is open to all high school and college age students and adults. Contact 605-371-1478, SiouxFallsSearch@gmail.com or www.siouxfallssearch.org.