Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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Don’t Let Christmas Take You by Surprise: Lessons for Advent from the Church

The First Sunday of Advent 2022 was November 27, exactly four weeks before the Sunday of Christmas this year, and while the Church provides this time to allow you to be caught by the joy of the Incarnation, you can be easily caught by surprise that it is Christmas.

Recap of U.S. Bishops’ Annual Fall Plenary in Baltimore

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) gathered November 14-17 for their Fall Plenary Assembly in Baltimore.

President Biden ‘Gravely Wrong’ to Push Abortion, Catholic Bishops Say

President Joe Biden, a professed Catholic, must end his “single-minded” abortion extremism and see the humanity in unborn children, the U.S. bishops have said.

Autumn is Here; Let Us Listen to God’s Creation and Pray, Catholic Bishops Say

The “beauty of the fall season” in many parts of the country is a great time to make yourself more open to God and to join Pope Francis in praying for God’s creation, the U.S. Bishops have said.

Documentary on Mother Teresa Sheds New Light on a Beloved Saint

The so-called “definitive movie” about Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be in theaters in October. It sheds new light on — and delivers powerful images of — the life of this venerated Albanian-Kosovar nun.

U.S. Synod Synthesis Shows ‘Desire for Greater Communion’

The Synod on Synodality has thus far demonstrated the “joys, hopes, and wounds” shared by members of the Church in the United States, according to a report on the process issued recently.

March for Life Will Continue Until ‘Abortion is Unthinkable,’ Says Official

When the Supreme Court ruled June 24 that there is no constitutional right to abortion, the historic decision came a day before what would have been the 98th birthday of Nellie Gray, founder of the March for Life.

Seven Myths about the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on June 24 overturning the 1973 decision Roe v. Wade as well as the 1992 decision Planned Parenthood v. Casey. In simplest terms, this means that abortion is no longer legal nationwide — the legality of abortion is now determined at the state level.

Who Will Vote for a New Pope after Francis? A Look at the Cardinals by the Numbers

The College of Cardinals is the group of the pope’s closest assistants and advisers, made up of all of the Catholic Church’s cardinals from around the world.

How to Comment on Biden Administration Rule Forcing Doctors to Perform Transition Surgeries, Abortions

The Biden administration’s proposed rule that would force doctors and hospitals to provide gender transition procedures and abortions went live August 3, beginning the 60-day comment period during which members of the public can voice their objections before it becomes the law of the land.

Submission Deadline

The deadline for submissions to the biweekly Notebook/Parish Obituaries listing is every other Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Please refer to the Publication Schedule for edition dates and deadlines.

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