2016 News


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Celebrate St. Marianne Cope through service

By Katherine Long Editor The Saint Marianne Cope Shrine and Museum will mark its namesake’s birthday and feast day January 23 with a special event and you’re invited — but don’t expect cake or candles.    The museum will host representatives from 16 local organizations that provide resources, services or…



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What’s an indulgence?

By Msgr. Timothy Elmer The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy declared by Pope Francis has created renewed interest in the topic of indulgences, defined in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1994) as “a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven.”


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Mercy Encountered: The Scriptures

By Father Christopher R. Seibt Contributing writer    Editor’s note: During the Holy Year of Mercy, Father Christopher R. Seibt will explore various aspects of the jubilee in a series of Sun columns. This is the second column in the series. “How do we know that our God is a merciful…