Fr. Jason Granado

Fr. Jason Granado

Pope Francis celebrates the canonization Mass for seven new saints in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 14. Among the new saints are St. Paul VI and St. Oscar Romero.(CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Saints risk all for love of Jesus, pope says at canonization Mass

Posted by - October 21, 2018
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Carrying Pope Paul VI’s pastoral staff and wearing the blood-stained belt of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, Pope Francis formally recognized them, and five others,…
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Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, is pictured after a session of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct. 16. Cardinal Sarah told the synod that just because some young people disagree with Catholic morality does not mean the church's teachings are unclear or should change. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

‘Watering down’ church teaching won’t attract young people, cardinal says

Posted by - October 21, 2018
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Just because some young people disagree with Catholic moral teaching, including in the area of sexuality, does not mean the church’s teachings are unclear or should…
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Pope Francis greets Bishop Mark O'Toole of Plymouth, England, as he leaves a session of the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct 5. Next to the pope is Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England.(CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Young people want credibility, someone to walk with them, bishops say

Posted by - October 21, 2018
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even in far-off Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, a bishop said a young person asked him what the church is doing to prevent clerical sexual abuse.…
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A child eats corn outside a makeshift shelter in 2015 in the Kashmir region of India. World Food Day is celebrated Oct. 16 to mark the date in 1945 the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization was founded. (CNS photo/Farooq Khan, EPA)

Lack of progress fighting hunger is shameful, pope says

Posted by - October 21, 2018
ROME (CNS) — At a time of technological and scientific progress, “we ought to feel shame” for not having advanced in “humanity and solidarity” enough to feed the world’s poor,…
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Parishioners reverently carried the image of Nuestra Senora de los Remedios amidst the heavy downpour of rain during the procesion in the village of Tanapag in celebration of their Annual Parish Fiesta.

Santa Remedios Parish Revisits History for the Annual Fiesta

Posted by - October 21, 2018
By Rose Gamier Remembering Our Tradition, Celebrating Today and Envisioning into the New Millennium… October 14, 2018 marked a significant event for Santa Remedios Parish. Not only was it the…
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