5 new priests to be ordained in Boston Saturday
Boston Globe (subscription)
The five men hail from St. John's Seminary in Brighton, Pope Saint John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, and Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary in Boston. Ranging in age from 28 to 59, they come from many different backgrounds.
Give the pope's encyclical a chance
Arlington Catholic Herald
Not long after St. John XXIII's social encyclical “Mater et Magistra” made its appearance in 1961, a wisecrack began making the rounds among Catholics who'd taken umbrage: “Mater, si; magistra, no” — mother, yes; teacher, no. In other words, the ...
DSJ formally names South County Catholic High School
The Valley Catholic Online
Bishop Patrick J. McGrath was pleased with the choice of Saint John XXIII as the patron of the high school: “Just as Pope John's vision opened the Church to the world in his call for the Second Vatican Council, so this new school will open a new world ...
50 years on, how Nostra Aetate has transformed Jewish-Catholic relations
St. Louis Jewish Light
Pope John XXIII (1958-1963), who as a Vatican diplomat was personally involved in saving scores of Jews during the Holocaust, led the church in a period of self-reflection that revealed the degree of Christian culpability in the genocide. Cardinal ...