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Six men begin seminary studies

The journey of discernment has started for six men who entered St. Paul Seminary in Crafton this year. The new seminarians come from various walks of life, but their main focus is on doing...

St. James in Wilkinsburg to mark its 150th

Parishioners, clergy, friends and neighbors plan to gather Sunday, Nov. 24, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of St. James Parish in Wilkinsburg. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in the...

Third time is charm for 'Charlie's Angels'

NEW YORK — The mantra for a film industry obsessed with remakes and reboots could be "Everything old is new again." The latest example: "Charlie's Angels" (Columbia), the third film...

Retired priest found guilty

On Nov. 8, Father Hugh Lang, a retired priest and former pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux in Munhall, was found guilty by an Allegheny Court of Common Pleas judge of sexual abuse of a minor in...

PCC stands with lawmakers against hate

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference took a stand with Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, Sen. Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, Sen. Larry Farnese,...

Amen to Action 2019 set Nov. 29

Pittsburgh’s spirit of love and compassion will once again be on display at the third annual Amen to Action initiative on Black Friday, Nov. 29, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in...

Vincentian pledges to raise minimum wage

Vincentian — a nonprofit health care and human services organization founded in the Catholic tradition in 1924 and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth — has begun raising...

High school applauds soccer coach for 25 years

The 2019 soccer season marked the 25th year of David Baker coaching boys soccer at Quigley Catholic High School. He recently received a plaque to mark the milestone. Baker, a 1975 Quigley...

Bishops set to begin 'ad limina' visits

VATICAN CITY — The bishops of every diocese in the United States have prepared detailed reports on the life of the Catholic Church in their dioceses and have made or are making reservations...

Pro-life author credits church's pro-life stance

When a pro-choice person becomes pro-life, their faith is shaken, and the conversion experience often involves a change in their religious affiliation. If they aren’t Catholic already, they...

John Cena headlines 'Playing with Fire'

NEW YORK — If your folks warned you against "Playing With Fire" (Paramount), their advice was sound. Though generally harmless, this comedy is so painfully unfunny, it's almost...

A win-win for Catholic education, PA businesses

Catholic schools are recognized for providing a valuable alternative in developing the mind, body and spirit of their students. Today more than ever, there is a need to help parents meet the...

Dinner honors works of Christ in Chimbote, Peru

Joan Kilgore got a first-hand glimpse of what it means to live out the call to be “the hands and feet of Christ” when she traveled to Chimbote, Peru, this past summer as a member of...

Pittsburgh, the Catholic faith and all that jazz

Deanna Witkowski is singing praise in a new key, and she’s finding her inspiration in Pittsburgh. Witkowski, based in New York City, took up temporary residence in Pittsburgh this fall...

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PASTA WITH PURPOSE

St. Titus Parish in Aliquippa is hosting a benefit spaghetti dinner Sunday, Nov. 24, at the B.P.O. Elks Lodge, 2655 Broadhead Road in Aliquippa. Proceeds...

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LAMB OF GOD

Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary Court 277 will host a Spirit-filled retreat titled “Lamb of God,” led by Father Nicholas Vaskov, on Saturday, Nov. 9,...

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DINNER RESERVATION

Saturday, Nov. 2, is deadline for public to make reservations for annual spaghetti dinner Saturday, Nov. 9, at St. Nicholas Parish in Millvale. Hosted by the...

AROUND THE DIOCESE

ST. PAUL OF THE CROSS 

Public is invited to “Southside Reconnect: Praying with St. Paul of the Cross,” on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at St. Paul of the Cross Passionist...

Columns

Giving thanks always

Our country celebrates countless reasons to be grateful to God and one another on the national holiday of Thanksgiving. Family members make travel plans. Traditional recipes are on the table.

Live the Gospel where God has placed you

Pope Francis named Cardinal John Henry Newman a Catholic saint last month. St. Newman was a contemporary of our foundress, St. Jeanne Jugan, and probably knew our early communities in England. He...

Introducing your friends to Mary

The Mother of God, she is to us an example, a friend, a mother, the Queen of Heaven. She’s someone to whom we turn in trouble and sorrow, someone who intercedes for us at the highest...

Pope: Christians called to aid poor

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — At a time when “situations of injustice and human pain” seem to be growing around the globe, Christians are called to “accompany the victims, to see in...


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