Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii’s POT of GOLD RAFFLE & “FESTA” - Chicago’s “Little Italy” Sept.  17. Mass/Procession, Entertainment, Bocce… Food!  Table Reservations, full details:


LOVE, LAUGHTER & LIVING SAINTSShort Stories of 50's Catholic School Days and 50 Years of Parish Happenings, by Rev. Charles J. Cummings, Retired Priest, Diocese of Scranton, PA. Book and preview available: Amazon paperback, $12.95; Nook or Kindle e-book  $4.99. Go to

Faith in God 101. Simple thoughts from a simple Roman Catholic layman by Thomas Ortowski. To learn more go to:


Urgent Need for Rosaries, Medals, Holy Cards & other sacramentals for Nursing Home Projects. Please send to: Nursing Home Project, PO Box 7270, Monroe, LA 71211-7270. God bless you!


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Ladies, mark your calendars for this inspiring event: The Shrine of Mary of the Diocese of Owensboro in Kentucky is hosting a Women's Marian Conference celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Fatima. Our Lady of Fatima - Hope, Healing and Peace.

The Conference is Friday, September 15th, 5:30pm until 9:00pm and Saturday September 16th, 7:30am - 5pm. Featured speakers:  Fr. Wade Menezes CPM, Susan Brinkmann, and Ralph Martin, regulars on EWTN. St. Joe and Paul Parish Hall, 514 E. 4th Street, Owensboro, KY. 42301 Seating is limited to 350.  $20 per person, Students (16 - 21)  $10 each.   For pre-registration call Lisa Englert (270)993-8896 or Lisa Bivins (270)993-3393. Brochure is online at

The 18th ANNUAL RESPECT LIFE CONFERENCE will be held on  Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Holy Angels Center, 585 Main Street, South Meriden, CT from 9:00 3:00 p.m.

END OF LIFE DECISION MAKING: Physician Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia, Pain Management and Hospice and THINKING THROUGH THE ETHICS OF THE TRANSGENDER QUESTION will be presented by keynote speaker REV. TADEUSZ (FR. TAD) PACHOLCZYK, Ph.D. Fr. Tad is the Director of Education at The National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia, PA.

Workshop guest speakers will include DR. ELIZABETH REX, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Bioethics and Assistant Director of St. John Paul II Center at Holy Apostles College & Seminary, Cromwell, CT. MICHAEL CULHANE is Director of the Connecticut Catholic Conference, the public policy office of the Catholic Church in the State of Connecticut. CJ WILLIAMS is the Education and Outreach Director at Life Matters and is the consultant for the Pro-Life Future Young Adult Network, an initiative of Students for Life of America. Respect Life Mass Celebrant and Homilist the VERY REV. DOUGLAS L. MOSEY, President, Rector of Holy Apostles College and Seminary, Cromwell, CT.

MOST REV. LEONARD P. BLAIR, S.T.D. Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Hartford will welcome and open the Conference with a prayer.

Registration fee of $25.00 will include: Hospitality, Exhibits, Workshops, Lunch, Respect Life Mass. NO fee for priests, deacons, seminarians and religious. (Registration is still required). Make check payable to RESPECT LIFE CONFERENCE, 585 Main Street, South Meriden, CT 06451.

For further information, please call (203) 235-3822, X402.


Finance Director – Part-time
The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin, is seeking to hire a part-time Finance Director. The director will be responsible for the administration of all financial activities in support of the Shrine. For a complete job description and application, please visit our website:

Work Should Never Be Just Work! It should be a calling, a vocation. Through pursuing a career with Franciscan University, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a visionary organization in service of the Church, society and culture. You will be challenged by the work and rewarded by the fruit it bears.

Franciscan University of Steubenville is seeking a Vice President of Finance who will steward and align the University’s financial resources to achieve the University’s operational goals, vision and strategy and facilitate operational effectiveness through management and control of the University’s financial activities. The successful candidate will be a strong leader and communicator with experience in strategic financial planning and execution, fiscal management and budgeting, as well as debt and investment management. 

To apply for this position, or others which are currently available, please visit our website: 

Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.



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Do you long for time to enter into deep prayer – in silence and with people from around the world? Do you need to update your theology and revive your energy for ministry? Come – rest – renew your spirit – return to service with new insights and joy. The Ministry Institute at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA offers Gonzaga classes to audit, community to celebrate and opportunities for prayer and relaxation. Join us for a semester – or longer! Information: 1-800-986-9585 ext 5765. or




Ignatius Jesuit Center, Loyola House Retreat and Training Centre, 5420 Hwy 6, North, Ontario, Canada N1H 6J2. Phone: (519)824-1250 ext 266. Website:

District of Columbia

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC 20017-1566. Phone: (202)526-8300. Website:

Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, 1400 Quincy St., NE, Washington, DC 20017. Phone: (202)526-6800. Website:


The Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios, 27 Ocean Avenue, St Augustine, FL 32084. Phone: (904)824-2809. Website:


National Shrine of St. Jude, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3200 East 91st Street, Chicago, IL 60617. Phone: (312)236-7782. Website:

National Shrine of St. Peregrine, Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica, 3121 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60612. Phone: (773)638-5800 ext 19. Website:

Peoria Diocese Historical Museum and Archbishop Fulton Sheen Museum, 419 NE Madison Ave, Peoria, IL 61603. Phone: (309)671-1550. Website:


National Shrine Our Lady of Providence, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. Phone: (812)535-2925. Website:

Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. Phone: (812)535-2925. Website:

The Shrine of Christ’s Passion, 10630 Wicker Ave. (US 41), St. John, IN 46373. Phone Toll-Free: (855)277-7474. Website:


The Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption, 300 N. Broadway, PO Box 376, West Bend, IA Phone: (800)868-3641. Website:


Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cathedral & Mulberry Streets, Baltimore, MD 21201. Phone: (410)727-3565. Website:

National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, 16330 Grotto Rd., Emmitsburg, MD 21727. Phone: (301)447-5318. Website:


National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica, 2100 W 12 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48073 Phone: (248)541-4122 Website:


National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church, 176 Marian Drive – Highway 5, Lake of the Ozarks, Laurie, MO 65038 Phone: (573)374-6279 Website:

The Black Madonna of Czestochowa Shrine and Grottos, 100 Saint Joseph's Hill Road, Pacific, MO 63069. Phone: (636)938-5361. Website:

The Conception Abbey Guest Center, 37174 State Highway VV, Conception, MO 64433. Phone: (660)944-2809. Website:

New Jersey

Loyola Jesuit Center, Encounter God *Illuminate the Heart* Enjoy Peace, 161 James St., Morristown, NJ 07960. Phone: (973)539-0740. Website:

New York

Christ the King Retreat House & Conference Center, 500 Brookford Rd., Syracuse, NY 13224. Phone: (315)446-2680. Website:

National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima, 1023 Swann Rd., Lewiston, NY. Phone: (716)754-7489 ext 202. Website:

National Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 70 Carmelite Dr., Middletown, NY 10940. Phone: (845)343-1879. Website:

(Niagara Falls Area) Center of Renewal Retreat & Conference Center, 4421 Lower River Road (10 miles from Niagara Falls), Stella Niagara, NY 14144. Phone: (716)754-7376. Website:


Sorrowful Mother Shrine, 4106 State Route 269, Bellevue, OH 44811. Phone: (419)483-3435. Website:

The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption, 506 Fourth St., Marietta, OH 45750 Phone: (740)373-3643 Website:


The Grotto, The National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, NE 85th and Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97294. Phone: (503)254-7371. Website:


Bethany Retreat Center, PO Box 129, Frenchville, PA 16836. Phone: (814)263-4855. Website:

Central Association of the Miraculous Medal (CAMM) Shrine and Art Museum, (Shrine) 500 E Chelten Ave. (Museum) 475 E Chelten Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144. Phone: (800)523-3674. Website:

Malvern Retreat House, 315 S. Warren Ave., PO Box 315, Malvern, PA 19355. Phone: (610)644-0400. Website:

The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. Phone: (215)345-0600. Website:


Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians Holy Hill, 1525 Carmel Road, Hubertus, WI 53033. Phone: (262)628-1838

National Shrine Our Lady of Good Help, 4047 Chapel Dr., Champion, WI 54229. Phone: (920)866-2571. Website:

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5250 Justin Road, La Crosse, WI 54601. Phone: (608)782-5440. Website:

St. Anthony Spirituality Center, 300 East Fourth Street, Marathon, WI 54448. Phone: (715)443-2236. Website:

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