Catholics in Pennsylvania will have a rare chance to encounter one of the most influential Catholic thinkers of the last two centuries.
The National Institute for Newman Studies, based in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood, is hosting “A Celebration of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman” Oct. 14-16. Events include an ongoing exhibit as well as a lecture and workshop.
The school is embarking on a preschool-through-eighth-grade initiative to expose all students to creative problem solving by introducing them to interdisciplinary projects that use 21st century skills. The skills are taught through an emerging STREAM approach that combines the areas of science, technology, religion, engineering, arts and math to design projects and solve problems collaboratively.
When you throw a celebration, Jesus told his followers, you must seek out and celebrate with those who have disabilities. That is what Bishop David Zubik will do Oct. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul Cathedral as he inaugurates a yearly diocesan celebration for disability awareness. Everyone is welcome.
The diaconate ordination of diocesan seminarian Adam Potter in Rome Oct. 1 is sure to be an extraordinary extended-family celebration.
Expected to be in attendance are his parents, Heidi and Scott Potter, and three of his five siblings, about 40 family members from across the United States, along with more than 50 members of his home parish, St. Bernard in Mount Lebanon, and Madonna del Castello and Word of God parishes, which he has served for three summers.