Breaking News:

PITTSBURGH, PA
Agencies respond to disaster in Indonesia

Agencies respond to disaster in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNS) — Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an earthquake and tsunami left more than 1,400...

News

Agencies respond to disaster in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNS) — Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an earthquake and tsunami left more than 1,400...

Programs help disabled students be their best

For more than 65 years, St. Anthony School Programs has helped students of all faiths with intellectual disabilities to live their lives to the fullest academically, socially, vocationally and...

Bishop David Zubik

Love is contagious

Would you be surprised to know that there are only two American-born men who have been formally beatified? They were beatified within weeks of each other last year by Pope Francis.One is...

Your servant, David, is listening

D uring my 13 years as a high school teacher, one of the most important lessons I tried to teach my students was the difference between “hearing” and “listening.”The...

My heart is heavy

As I write this, my heart is heavy.No one who has read the grand jury report can be unaffected. It is a record of the violation that children suffered at the hands of men who were ordained...

9/14

It was 2001. None of us over the age of 25 will forget where we were on 9/11 of that year. On that Tuesday morning, terrorists crashed planes into the North and South towers of the World Trade...

A lap around the lake

One of my real joys as bishop — and I am blessed with so many — is celebrating the sacrament of confirmation. Just a few weeks ago, I finished my schedule of spring confirmations. It...

Sunday will never be the same again

June is a month of endings and beginnings.Many people marry in June. It’s the beginning of a new life together, of building a home and filling it with love. Yet this requires husband...

Faith

Father Bober

Scriptures offer modern-day lessons

QUESTION: My question is about the homily at Mass. I wonder why priests concentrate so much on the Bible. The Bible seems to me like “old news.” I want to hear about what is...

We're in awe at God's loving deeds

QUESTION: I hear people talk about “fearing” God. If God is such a loving God, why should we be afraid? ANSWER: In our human history, when people...

Orphanage housed kids for 129 years

QUESTION: I have heard my grandmother talk about St. Paul Orphanage. When did it begin and when did it close? ANSWER: St. Paul Orphanage began in 1836 when three...

Sacraments are encounters with God

QUESTION: Several friends have told me that they have encountered priests who have refused them sacraments. Why would they do that? Sacraments are for the people, not the priests,...

Divorce is complex and painful

QUESTION: My parents have been divorced for many years. My mother has remarried, but my father has not (nor does he intend to). However, he has not received Communion since the divorce many...

Sacraments should be heard, seen

QUESTION: Are there guidelines for how sacraments are to be celebrated? Recently I attended the christening of a relative and it was like a three-ring circus! There were eight babies to be...

Latest Videos
Latest Catholic News Service Videos
Template for multi-playlist Video Player with Vertical Dropdown Navigation. Player must be resized to 16:9 scale.
Top Classifieds
  • LENZNER CASINO ONE-Day and Multi-Day Tours. Lenzner Tours. 1-888-345-2655 110 Lenzner Court, Sewick More Details
  • MYERS TOURS: ONE-Day and Multi-Day Tours. 877-733-1045 PUC#A00116476 2001 Ball Park Road, Export, P More Details
  • MARY FRANCES TOURS OCEAN CITY, MD; 8/27-9/1; 6D/5N. CRUISE; 13D; 10/28-11/9. 412-781-8952 More Details
  • KATHY'S TOURS Savannah, Cape Cod, Hawaii; 4 islands. Biltmore Estates, Pigeon Forge, Atlantic City More Details
  • A HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE Join Father Frank Alamade and Helene Paharik, Biblical Scholar, on a Holy La More Details
  • TAYLOR TOURS: "YOU are very special to us." Seneca Niagara Resort; Dover Downs Resorts and Rehoboth More Details
  • FAITH-BASED CATHOLIC COUNSELING. Break through obstacles that hold you back. Anxiety, depression, g More Details
  • WINDOW/GUTTER CLEANING Residential & Commercial; Average Home $20 and up; Free estimates & referenc More Details
  • ROOF AND CHIMNEY REPAIRS FREE Estimates please call SCHNEIDER 412-366-9050 1-800-753-7080 Fully Ins More Details
  • CONCRETE REPAIR & RESTORATION; REPAIR - DON'T REPLACE! Steps, Walks, Porches, Patios, Overlays, Asp More Details
  • JAWORSKI REMODELING FOR All Types of Home Improvement. jaworskiremodeling.com Free Estimates 412-58 More Details
  • STAIRLIFTS SPECIALIZING IN New & Pre-Owned Residential Stairlifts. A+ Stairlifts of Pittsburgh (412 More Details
  • C & M ROOFING Family Owned for over 30 Years. ALL ROOFS. Specializing in Repairs, Gutters, Siding, More Details
  • FOGGED OR BROKEN Insulated Windows and Patio Doors REPAIRED. Free Estimates. 412-795-7233 1-800-452 More Details
  • PERRY POINTING BRICK CLEANING & RESTORATION. 412-731-4959 More Details
  • RON YOHE PAINTING & Decorating; Int./Ext.; Wallcoverings; Prompt Free Estimates 412-854-0649 More Details




This is an independent survey from CivicScience, Inc. and is not affiliated with the Pittsburgh Catholic Publishing Associates, Inc., or the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh.


Bishop Zubik's Columns

E-Edition
Current Magazine

Click here to see, download more issues

Current Magazine
Current Magazine

Click here to see, download more issues

Most Popular