July 1, 2022

A statue of St. Junipero Serra sits among flowers outside San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission in Carmel, Calif. The Spanish missionary was canonized by Pope Francis last year under the title of "apostle of California." St. Junipero's feast is July 1. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

Saint Junipero Serra

Mission San Gabriel Arcangel in San Gabriel, Calif., is seen in this 2015 file photo. The fourth mission established by St. Junipero Serra caught fire before sunrise July 11, 2020. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)
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March for Life will continue until ‘abortion is unthinkable,’ says official

When the Supreme Court ruled June 24 that there is no constitutional right to abortion, the historic decision came a day before what would have been the 98th birthday of Nellie Gray, founder of the March for Life.
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We Do Not Suffer Alone

There is suffering all around us. No matter the scope, we all suffer in some way. That’s good to remember when we're interacting with people in our daily lives. Let someone going through a difficult time know that you are ...
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The Franciscan Saints: Junipero Serra

During his time in California, Junipero Serra baptized, confirmed, married, and buried thousands of Native Americans.
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