Catholic News & Perspective

November 2021

Nov 29

The elephant in the room of the bishops’ assembly

By: Msgr. Owen F. Campion A very large elephant was standing in the middle of the room when the American Catholic bishops met in Baltimore in mid-November and when they discussed, and then adopted, their statement on the Eucharist. The elephant was the phenomenon occurring in religion generally in the United States, and for that matter...
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Nov 26

Opening the Word: Advent reminds us we are pilgrims

By: Catherine Cavadini “The days are coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and Judah” (Jer 33:14). This Sunday begins the beautiful liturgical season of Advent, a season that reminds us that we are pilgrims, journeying toward the fullness of the Lord’s promise of love, first made...
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Nov 24

Indianapolis to host national Eucharistic Congress in 2024

By:  Michael R. Heinlein The U.S. bishops have voted to host the National Eucharistic Congress, slated for July 2024, in Indianapolis. To learn more about the event and its location, Our Sunday Visitor has spoken with David Spesia, the executive director for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Evangelization and...
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Nov 22

Bishops approve plans for three-year National Eucharistic Revival

By: Carol Zimmermann BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops’ focus on the significance of the Eucharist in the life of the Church isn’t just about on the statement they approved at their fall meeting. It also is about something bigger: a three-year Eucharistic revival that will culminate with the National Eucharistic Congress 2024...
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