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On Mission Commission makes recommendations

On Mission Commission makes recommendations

The On Mission Commission has made its recommendations to Bishop David Zubik regarding the parish groupings that will work together as part of the On Mission for The Church Alive!...

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On Mission Commission makes recommendations

The On Mission Commission has made its recommendations to Bishop David Zubik regarding the parish groupings that will work together as part of the On Mission for The Church Alive!...

Bishop David Zubik

'My country 'tis of thee ...'

When I was a first-grader, my teacher, Sister Eustelle, tried to give us a well-rounded education in reading, writing, arithmetic and religion. In each of these academic disciplines she helped us...

GroupJesus

Ten years ago, when I was appointed bishop of Pittsburgh, my first decision was to live on the campus of St. Paul Seminary. I hoped that my presence there would encourage more men to explore...

It doesn't get any better than this!

We all love to tell stories. And, when we recount memories of significant world events, we often begin by asking: “Where were you when …?” It’s a great...

'Oh say can you see ...'

Once again, my dear readers, and with your indulgence, I take you back to my childhood days.Every year in the 1950s, we residents of the Beaver County town of Ambridge would come together...

Dan, Henry and Jack

These last several weeks have marked the turn of an era for those of us who live in southwestern Pennsylvania. As part of God’s extraordinary timing, three very successful, three very...

Uber Est!

Without intending to, I have become a user and a fan of the ride-sharing service Uber. It gets me where I need to go, when I need to be there. And it’s also taught me something about...

Faith

Father Bober

Music is a sign of God's love for us

QUESTION: I have never understood why the Catholic Church makes such a big deal about singing at Mass. I don’t get the point. Surely they did not sing at the Last Supper. I prefer a...

King David had many human flaws

QUESTION: I am curious about King David in the Old Testament. He did some terrible things and is really not much of a role model. Why then is he shown as so important in the Old and New...

Symbols represent church founders

QUESTION: In a lot of church artwork, I see four symbols that are not easy to understand. Are they for the four Gospels or some other...

Unitarians lack clear set of beliefs

QUESTION: Are Unitarians considered Christian?ANSWER: In May 1961, Unitarians and Universalists (in the United States and Canada) consolidated as the Unitarian Universalist...

Eucharistic devotion continues

QUESTION: Whatever happened to the church’s Forty Hours devotion? It was such an important part of our parish while I was growing up, but I never hear of it today. How did this...

Meaning of 'conversion' has changed

QUESTION: Why don’t Catholic priests talk more about trying to get converts for the Catholic Church?ANSWER: We might best begin by considering precision about...

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