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Our Lady of Czestochowa
Current Events

Czestochowa 2019: Fr. Carrón's Message

In light of the upcoming pilgrimage to Czestochowa (August 3-14) we publish the words of Fr. Julián Carrón for the occasion.

Why do we go on pilgrimage to Czestochowa? Only someone who is aware of the nature of this gesture can have the adequate reasons to adhere to it. It is already significant that this pilgrimage has lasted so long–we don’t take this for granted– which me...

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Current Events

Pope Prays for Vincent Lambert

After the passing of Vincent Lambert, His Holiness Pope Francis expressed his grief over Lambert's death and entrusted him to the hands of God. Read the full article on Vatican News.
"Elizabeth Seton: American Saint"

Craving a Presence

We publish an interview with historian Catherine O'Donnell, author of "Elizabeth Seton: American Saint." Her book was recommended as one of the summer readings in the United States communities.

Catherine O’Donnell is an historian of early America and heads the history faculty at Arizona State University in Tempe. In April, Dr. O’Donnell spoke about St. Elizabeth Seton at the annual Communion and Liberation priest retreat that took place at the F...


Summer Vacation: To be Where He Is

The Texas-Louisiana summer vacation took place on June 13-16 in New Braunfels, TX. Among hikes, games, live art shows, and assemblies, the attendees embarked on a journey to discover the source of their friendship.