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  • Chicago's Mercy Home for Boys and Girls Wins Catholic Digest's 'Love Your Neighbor' Award

    September 15th, 2011

    New London, Conn. (September 13, 2011)- Each year, Catholic Digest readers choose a Catholic charitable organization to receive the annual Love Your Neighbor Award. This award recognizes the invaluable work of Catholic charities around the world and is accompanied by a $5,000 cash gift. Founded in 1887, Mercy Home is dedicated to providing a solution for … read more »

  • Sister Gabriella Williams is Named Winner of National Lumen Christi Award

    September 15th, 2011

    Sister Gabriella Williams, O.P. and Diocese of San Bernardino to Receive Two $25,000 Grants from Catholic Extension for their Ministries   Photo from Photos.com   CHICAGO – Sept. 13, 2011 – Catholic Extension today announced that Sister Gabriella Williams, O.P. of the Diocese of San Bernardino, Calif., has been named the winner … read more »

  • The Simon Wiesenthal Center honors Pope John Paul II

    May 2nd, 2011

    SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER : POPE JOHN PAUL II’S LEGACY TO BECOME PART OF MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE’S PERMANENT EXHIBIT Photo: 2003, Vatican, ROME - Rabbi Marvin Hier meeting with Pope John Paul II. Credit: The Simon Wiesenthal Center.   Los Angeles -- The Simon Wiesenthal Center announced today that it would honor the beatification of the late Pope John… read more »

  • Sometimes it’s helpful to remember the reasons to be glad you’re Catholic

    April 21st, 2011

    From Mary and the sacraments to Catholic schools and the pope, we all have our reasons to be glad we’re Catholic.  In the April 2011 issue, Catholic Digest highlights twelve of them.   For a limited time only, you can purchase our commemorative April 2011 issue featuring the article “12 reasons to be glad you’re Catholic” … read more »

  • Catholic Cemeteries Offering Eco-Friendly Option

    February 15th, 2011

    Catholic Cemeteries Offering Eco-Friendly Option Green Burials Emerge as Growing Trend By: Andrew P. Schafer, Executive Director, Catholic Cemeteries, Archdiocese of Newark   The term ‘Going Green’ has gained national attention over the past several years as natural, eco-friendly alternatives to everyday living have become more and more popular. … read more »