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A Sign of Hope: Sister Mary Wilhelmina Lancaster’s apparently incorrupt remains lead to talk of canonization

By Clarence Johnson

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The discovery of the apparently incorrupt remains of Sister Mary Wilhelmina Lancaster of the Most Holy Rosary on April 28, 2023, has created hopeful excitement within the American Catholic Community.  It has also inspired many to look closer at the life of this little-known African American religious and to consider the history of rich contributions by African Americans to Catholicism.  Sister Wilhelmina’s quiet but determined faith inspired others to live her credo, “God’s Will.” 

What Can St. Mary’s High School Offer Your Child?

By Tom Maj

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There are many factors to consider when choosing the right academic fit for your high schooler. Selecting between public, private, and religious schools can pose a substantial enough challenge, and choosing a specific institution requires careful thought, ample research, and quiet consideration.

A New Diocese

View a video recording of the Jan. 30, 1984, Mass at Pikes Peak Center in which the Diocese of Colorado Springs was established

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On Jan. 30, 1984, a Mass was held at Pikes Peak Center celebrating the establishment of the Diocese of Colorado Springs and the installation of its first bishop, Richard C. Hanifen. This is a recording of the Mass as broadcast live on KRDO, including the famous "papal bull" incident involving Papal Nuncio Pio Laghi that is often retold by Bishop Hanifen. View the video at 40 years - A Look Back: Liturgy of Installation, Diocese of Colorado Springs - January 30, 1984

THE BISHOP'S CROZIER: Illuminating Our Path

By Bishop James R. Golka

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Train the young in the way they should go; even when old, they will not swerve from it.” – Proverbs 22:6

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
As Catholic Schools Week approaches, it is worth reflecting on these important words from paragraph 2223 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  “Parents have the first responsibility for the education of their children.”  The same paragraph goes on to quote Pope St. John Paul II, “Parents should teach their children to subordinate the ‘material and instinctual dimensions to interior and spiritual ones.’”

EL BÁCULO DEL OBISPO: Iluminando nuestro camino

By Bishop James R. Golka

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Inicia al niño en el camino que debe seguir, y ni siquiera en su vejez se apartará de él” (Proverbios 22, 6)

Queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,

Al acercarse la Semana de las Escuelas Católicas, merece la pena reflexionar sobre estas importantes palabras del párrafo 2223 del Catecismo de la Iglesia Católica.  “Los padres son los primeros responsables de la educación de sus hijos”.  En el mismo párrafo se cita al Papa San Juan Pablo II, “Los padres han de enseñar a los hijos a subordinar las dimensiones ‘materiales e instintivas a las interiores y espirituales’”.

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