Editor's Notebook — Nov. 15 Good morning, happy Friday and happy feast of St. Albert the Great.

Here are some headlines from today (the photo, by the way, doesn't relate to a story. It's just simply too good to pass up).

A website in New Jersey asks: Can Chris Christie become the next Catholic president?

The Diocese of Springfield, Ill., announced yesterday that Bishop Thomas John Paprocki has big plans for an event to coincide with when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's signs the redefinition of civil marriage into law. 

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the Catholic faith buoys the Southern California Filipino community dealing with loss. See next week's issue of OSV Newsweekly for our own take on the strength of the community's Catholic faith.

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination next Friday, the Tablet has this story. We have this story. And this is worth watching if you get the chance.

A story out of Colorado highlights a dispute between a Colorado cardiologist at the Catholic hospital he works for.

From the Deacon's Bench, Sarah Palin apologizes for comments about Pope Francis.

This story is a must-read for anyone who has struggled with (or knows someone) infertility. It's part one of a two-part series on the challenges of growing a family.

For some reason, this morning's story about the pope's health, had me thinking of this.

Finally, we have just over a week left until the conclusion of the Year of Faith. Here are some tips to continue your spiritual growth.

Have a blessed weekend!

Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly.