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Posted on 03/23/2017 14:22 PM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
House bill's 'life protections' said laudable, other aspects 'troubling'
Posted on 03/23/2017 14:13 PM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
HB174 passes through committee
The Missouri House Legislative Oversight Committee on March 13 passed HB174. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Tila Hubrecht (R-Dexter), would acknowledge the rights of alternatives-to-abortion agencies, such as pregnancy resource centers and maternity homes, to freely assemble and engage in religious practices or speech without government interference. The bill was expected to be debated by the full House this week. Follow www.stlouisreview.com for updates.
Posted on 03/23/2017 11:52 AM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
The Addams Family" is Jim Leibrecht's favorite production, since the Bishop DuBourg educator's favorite always is the one he's working on at the moment.
The Guild Players at DuBourg will present their 150th production under Leibrecht's directorship Thursday-Saturday, March 30-April 1.
"They're working real hard. This year we've had some new blood, which is good," Leibrecht said in an interview almost three weeks before the curtain rises. "We have some seniors and some younger kids. They're working together ... we're where we need to be."
Posted on 03/23/2017 11:32 AM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
Using superior quickness and intense pressure on defense, Incarnate Word Academy won its record-setting eighth state basketball championship on March 18, defeating St. Pius X High School of Kansas City 59-37.
Early on in the Class 4 contest, Incarnate Word's rebounding stood out. St. Pius thrived on accurate shooting and ballhandling. In the second quarter, Incarnate Word took a 22-13 lead but St. Pius pushed forward, nearly evening the score at 22-21 at halftime.
Posted on 03/23/2017 11:27 AM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
In a happy circumstance — Archbishop Robert J. Carlson dubs such a coincidence a "God-cidence" — Bishop-elect Lawrence S. Nicasio of Belize just happened to be at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary at the perfect time on March 16, with Bishop-elect Mark S. Rivituso scheduled to celebrate the regular midday Mass.
Bishop-elect Nicasio concelebrated Mass with Bishop-elect Rivituso in the Chapel of St. Joseph, the Kenrick-Glennon alums wearing amaranth (reddish-rose color) zucchettos symbolic of their new roles and thus standing out from their brother priest concelebrants.
Posted on 03/23/2017 11:20 AM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
Tenemos por delante tres semanas completas de la Cuaresma, y tres semanas más para la Pascua. En los Evangelios de esta semana, Jesús está haciendo señales. ¿Cómo nos ayudan estas señales a intensificar nuestra preparación para la Pascua en la segunda mitad de la Cuaresma?
Posted on 03/23/2017 11:19 AM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
We have three full weeks of Lent behind us, and three more weeks until Easter. In the Gospels this week, Jesus is performing signs. How do these signs help us intensify our preparation for Easter in the second half of Lent?
Posted on 03/23/2017 11:15 AM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
Several Catholic ministries in the Archdiocese of St. Louis are organizing a "Solidarity Walk and Mass With Our Immigrant and Refugee Brothers and Sisters" on Saturday, April 8, from St. Louis University to the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.
Participants will assemble at noon at the Clock Tower on the SLU campus for an opening prayer. They then will embark on a prayerful procession west on Lindell Boulevard to the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, Lindell Boulevard and Newstead Avenue, for a multilingual Mass at 1:30 p.m.
Posted on 03/23/2017 11:10 AM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
More than three weeks since a tornado hit near Perryville, Catholic Charities of St. Louis has been formulating a plan to provide long-term care to households affected by the storm.
The EF4 tornado on Feb. 28 killed one person and leveled several homes and other structures, according to the National Weather Service. Others were left with extensive damage.
Catholic Charities of St. Louis was among agencies that participated March 4 in a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC), a one-stop shop, if you will, to provide information and disaster-related assistance.
Posted on 03/23/2017 11:05 AM (Saint Louis Review - All Articles)
WASHINGTON — These days when Pope Francis talks about integral human development and his vision of a Church that goes to the margins of the world, he likely thanks a predecessor of 50 years ago for the inspiration.
Blessed Paul VI addressed "the progressive development of peoples" as "an object of deep interest and concern to the Church" in his encyclical "Populorum Progressio" ("The Progress of Peoples") that emerged in the years following the Second Vatican Council.