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Amen to Action 2019 set Nov. 29

Amen to Action 2019 set Nov. 29

Pittsburgh’s spirit of love and compassion will once again be on display at the third annual Amen to Action initiative on Black Friday, Nov. 29, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in...

High school applauds soccer coach for 25 years

High school applauds soccer coach for 25 years

The 2019 soccer season marked the 25th year of David Baker coaching boys soccer at Quigley Catholic High School. He recently received a plaque to mark the milestone.Baker, a 1975 Quigley...

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Retired priest found guilty

On Nov. 8, Father Hugh Lang, a retired priest and former pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux in Munhall, was found guilty by an Allegheny Court of Common Pleas judge of sexual abuse of a minor in...

PCC stands with lawmakers against hate

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference took a stand with Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, Sen. Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Allegheny, Sen. Larry Farnese,...

Amen to Action 2019 set Nov. 29

Pittsburgh’s spirit of love and compassion will once again be on display at the third annual Amen to Action initiative on Black Friday, Nov. 29, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in...

Bishop David Zubik

'Babushka Power'

Whenever my parents had a Saturday night date night when I was a youngster, I always had the same sitter. She was my maternal grandmother, my Baba, whom I affectionately called...

Looking into their eyes

Shortly after he was elected as our Holy Father in March 2013, Pope Francis said something that “hit me between the eyes.” His words made a significant impact on my reaching out to...

IOU

My guess is that you remember what it was like to purchase your first car.For me, it was a 1970 Pontiac Le Mans, medium green with a dark green vinyl roof. I purchased it at Downtown...

Good Friday and beyond

When a reporter interviewed me recently about this week’s anniversary of the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, I tried to explain both my devastation...

'Blue Bloods' and beyond

To be honest, I don’t have the chance or the time to watch much TV, with one exception. Every Friday eve (when it airs), I have my DVR set to record the latest installment of “Blue...

'Easter us, O God'

“Resurrexit sicut dixit, alleluia, alleluia! He is risen as he said, alleluia, alleluia!”For all who are Christian, Easter is the event without equal. Easter marks our...

Faith

Father Bober

Providing compassionate care

QUESTION: In an article by Jack Shaw that appeared in the Pittsburgh Catholic Nov. 1, the author took issue with a television series’ treatment of the Catholic Church’s view of...

We long to be reunited with the dead

QUESTION: During November I frequently hear sermons on praying for the dead. Would you please tell me just how our prayers assist the dead?QUESTION: I have never quite...

What would Jesus preach today?

QUESTION: I am writing about the preaching I hear each weekend. I don’t need my priest lecturing me about the latest cause taken up by Hollywood celebrities and leftists. I need...

Catholic terms may be unfamiliar

QUESTION: Father, regarding the recent question about corporal acts of mercy, you provided a nice history lesson, but you never answered the actual question: Why don’t we hear about...

Jesus leads us to care for others

QUESTION: In the past, the church used to talk a lot about the “corporal works of mercy.” But I don’t hear much about that today. What has...

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