This morning the Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis intends to visit the United States in September 2015 to participate in the World Meeting of Families. Below is a statement from Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good on this exciting news. We give thanks to God for the great news that Pope Francis will be visiting the […]

Sr. Mary Lou Lafferty, OSF, the Prison Ministry Coordinator for the Diocese of Camden, took the time to answer five questions about her ministry. To learn more about her, check out this great interview from the National Catholic Reporter. To get involved in prison ministry, visit this diocesan website. Why do you think the Church is […]

Pope Francis: “The Lord loves a cheerful giver. May we learn to be generous in giving, free from the love of material possessions.”

Millennial writer Meghan Clark has a new article at US Catholic. She writes: Our teachers, librarians, police, firefighters, sanitation workers, and all civil servants actively contribute to the common good. They and their jobs are not lesser because their wages are funded by your taxes. They have equal dignity with private employees. In this current […]

This month, as I have been hearing of the thousands of children fleeing Central America, the story of one mother and her murdered son keeps coming to my mind. About ten years ago, when I worked as an immigration paralegal while serving as a Jesuit Volunteer in Los Angeles, I met with a Salvadoran woman—I’ll […]

This post by Brendan Busse, SJ is also featured on The Jesuit Post. I’ve spent the past two years living and working in Jesuit higher education. In that time I’ve returned again and again to a simple question: What are we doing here, and why? I think it’s a question worth asking – in education and […]

Check out these recent articles from around the web: Poor Sanitation in India May Afflict Well-Fed Children With Malnutrition by Gardiner Harris: “An emerging body of scientific studies suggest that Vivek and many of the 162 millionother children under the age of 5 in the world who are malnourished are suffering less a lack of […]

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