Arlington Catholic Herald

Sense of hope is required for Catholic journalists, Archbishop Lori says

BALTIMORE — Seeing the signs of the times through the lens of wisdom and hope is not only a professional requirement for Catholic journalists, but also a deeply personal matter, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori told Catholic Media Conference attendees watching a livestreamed Mass from Baltimore's Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

Pope names South Korea bishop prefect for clergy

Museum of Family Prayer opens 2021 contest to create best Mary Garden

NORTH EASTON, Mass. — The Museum of Family Prayer in North Easton is now accepting entries for its second annual Mary Garden Contest.

Pope denies cardinal's request to resign, agrees 'we have sinned'

VATICAN CITY — Agreeing with German Cardinal Reinhard Marx that Catholic leaders cannot adopt an "ostrich policy" in the face of the clerical sexual abuse crisis, Pope Francis still told the cardinal that he would not accept his resignation as head of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising.

Corpus Christi

St. Thomas Aquinas was greatly blessed with one of the sharpest minds of any saint in the church. In addition, and more importantly, he was a mystic, a man of deep, deep prayer. His intellect, combined with prayer and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, led him to proclaim in reference to the Eucharist, “O precious and wonderful banquet, that brings us salvation and contains all sweetness! Could anything be of more intrinsic value? Under the old law it was the flesh of calves and goats that was offered, but here Christ himself, the true God, is set before us as our food. What could be more wonderful than this?”

Celebrating 2021 graduates in person

Diocesan high schools celebrated graduations in person this year after the majority of social distancing requirements, capacity limitations and other restrictions were phased out across the commonwealth and within the diocese.

'Communicate hope in the face of trying times,' declares cardinal at CMC

WASHINGTON — Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, in the kickoff session to the 2021 Catholic Media Conference, said that with "the Gospel of hope," Catholic communicators should be able to "communicate with hope and to communicate hope in the face of trying times."

Fundraiser encourages acts of kindness

St. Joseph School in Herndon launched a month-long fundraiser to encourage students to do acts of kindness in the community while raising money.

Gregory: Catholic media's task is to wed the facts to 'truth of the Gospel'

WASHINGTON — As the nation struggles to fight a pandemic and address social strife and racial injustice, the Catholic media have the important task of presenting news truthfully and in light of the Gospel values taught by the church, Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington told Catholic media professionals June 9.

U.S. bishops will gather virtually for their June 16-18 spring assembly

WASHINGTON — When they gather virtually for their annual spring assembly June 16-18, the U.S. bishops will be asked to approve the drafting of a formal statement on the meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the Catholic Church.