Lourdes Macaspac

Catholicism 101 Writer

Wed

29

Nov

2017

Acts of Violence Prompt Concerted Response from Church Leaders

by Lourdes Macaspac

 

On October 31, a 29-year-old Uzbeki man, Sayfullo Saipov, attacked civilians with a rental truck, killing at least eight people and injuring a dozen more. According to eyewitnesses, “he allegedly drove about a mile along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center at about 3 p.m. Eastern time before he slammed into a school bus”.

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Tue

26

Sep

2017

Saint of the Issue: St. Francis of Assisi

by Lourdes Macaspac

 

October 4 is a widely observed Catholic holiday that celebrates the life, generosity, and kindness of Saint Francis of Assisi, founder of the Order of the Friars Minor (OFM), or the Franciscans.

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