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Initiatives aim to provide proper burials
Initiatives aim to provide proper burials Courier photo by Jeff Witherow
October 31, 2016

A Catholic should never be denied a proper burial for lack of funds to pay for one.

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'Today' show's Roker credits Catholic schools for success in life, career
'Today' show's Roker credits Catholic schools for success in life, career
October 21, 2016

Al Roker, weather and feature anchor on NBC's "Today" show, told a Sioux City Catholic audience that he owes his success in life and his career to the Catholic education he received growing up.

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Courier to hold coloring and art contest
October 5, 2016

The Catholic Courier is once again holding a coloring contest and an arts & craft contest for children ages 3-12, which opens for submissions on Nov. 2, 2016.

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Thousands of Mother Teresa items archived by Catholic University
Thousands of Mother Teresa items archived by Catholic University
September 1, 2016

Not many people know that Blessed Teresa of Kolkata's first visit to the United States was a trip to Las Vegas -- in 1960, when the Strip was still mobbed-up.

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Missionaries of Charity Fathers find forgotten corners of Tijuana
Missionaries of Charity Fathers find forgotten corners of Tijuana
August 31, 2016

The men trudged down the dusty road of an impoverished Tijuana neighborhood. The Sunday morning air was already arid and hot, but the small group was on a mission: They were heading to a tiny neighborhood community center, bearing lemonade, food and prayers for the local families.

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Two Americans in Catholic leadership recall working with Mother Teresa
Two Americans in Catholic leadership recall working with Mother Teresa
August 30, 2016

Even in the last years of her life, Blessed Teresa of Kolkata had a profound impact on those anywhere near her orbit, including two young Americans who grew into leadership positions in the U.S. Catholic Church.

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World Youth Day sparks many emotions for priest, student
World Youth Day sparks many emotions for priest, student
August 22, 2016

All four World Youth Days that Father Brian Cool has attended have been packed with enthusiasm, with scores of young-adult Catholics uniting to celebrate their faith with their pope.

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Mother Teresa knew what being unloved felt like, priest says
Mother Teresa knew what being unloved felt like, priest says
August 22, 2016
In the chapel of the first house Blessed Teresa of Kolkata established in Rome,  Father Brian Kolodiejchuk of the Missionaries of Charity talks about her life, mixing the concrete and even mundane with the spiritual and even mystical.
 
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