In this issue:
Cardinal George: Besides personal addiction and governmental dependence on gambling, there is the problem of gambling creating a culture of distraction.
Observations: The 'wow' quotient: Im certain youre aware of journalisms cherished mantra, that bit of grit around which the pearl of news grows: the five Ws. In case youve forgotten, here they are: Who. What. Where. When. Why.
The Interview: Jorge Rivera The archdiocese will hold its second Encuentro Católico Juvenil Sept. 6 to celebrate the strides Hispanic young adult ministry has made since the first encuentro three years agoincluding the establishment of Riveras officeand work on ways to make young adults missionaries to their peers.
Parish Pride: This is a parish of firsts: The first church founded and dedicated here by then-Archbishop John Cody, and maybe the first on the globe so named at the close of Vatican II, when Pope Paul VI put the world into Marys hands under this title.
|Issue of August 3, 2003
Parish closings: A year later
Despite the pain, many still find a welcome
The Sunday after St. Gelasius Parish closed last summer, nearby St. Thomas the Apostle Parish opened its doors and its arms to the parishioners.
Only a little over a mile away and led by the same pastor, it seemed a good fit for many of the roughly 120 Catholics who worshipped at St. Gelasius most weeks.
Lumen Christi: Linking faith and intellect
To present in a robust way the Catholic intellectual traditionthats how Thomas Levergood describes the vision behind the Lumen Christi Institute at the University of Chicago.
This is a parish of firsts. Parish Pride>>
|The Catholic New World
August 3, 2003
There are some things you cannot take with you, no matter how precious and beautiful they are. Story >
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