April 15, 2016 RSS feed / Worship

‘It’s Never for Nothing’

Here is for the courageous ones. For those who say, “yes,” despite the personal cost. For those with the outrageous audacity to love those from whom they have nothing to gain.  More...

Murphy appointed pastor of All Saints parish in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced in a press release on Tuesday that Fr. Thomas M. Murphy has been appointed pastor of All Saints Parish, effective July 1.  More...

Mississippi church a window into gay rights debate

BRANDON, MISS.   On many Sundays, conservative Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant can be found in the sanctuary at St. More...

Living the Word

“There will be signs in the sun, the moon and the stars and on earth. People will faint from fear and foreboding of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Luke 21:25-26  Heeding the Signs   More...

‘Heaven is Beautiful’ author speaks in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Peter Panagore, author of the new book, “Heaven is Beautiful,” will speak Sunday at 11:30 a.m. More...

Bill to make Bible Tennessee’s state book heads to governor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

From the Diocese

Immaculate Heart joins Safe Voices to help domestic violence victims

AUBURN   During the Holy Year of Mercy, Pope Francis asks all believers to experience God’s mercy, love, and compassion and to bring it into the lives of others through corporal and spiritual works of mercy.  More...

Special events, Mass, highlights Maine Catholic Women’s Conference

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Faith, Love and Summer Camp

Growing up, I didn’t participate in many organized summer activities. In elementary school, my farming mom once dropped my brother and me off at a one-week camp in the Oregon woods. More...

Spring training at St. Paul’s

BRUNSWICK — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is pleased to host Spring Training 2016 for Episcopalians across the diocese to gather with Bishop Lane for a day of learning, sharing and growth. More...

Living the Word

“And you will know the truth and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32  The Power of Truth   More...

God’s Will and Transformation

Now that the snow is truly melted and gone here along the southern coast of Maine, there is no denying the amount of work my family must do to transform the land surrounding our little house in the big woods into the lawns and gardens we desire.  More...

Special celebrations on tap for Divine Mercy Sunday

PORTLAND Many Maine parishes are planning Divine Mercy Sunday celebrations for Sunday, April 3, including the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, veneration of the Divine Mercy image, the sacrament of reconciliation, and the recitation of the Chaple More...

Living the Word

“Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus feet, and wiped them with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.” John 12:3  Loving Lavishly   More...

Speaker, workshops, special Mass highlights women’s conference

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Benefit dinner at St. Charles

BRUNSWICK — A benefit Italian dinner will be served by Teenagers at St. Charles Church on Friday, April 8 from 5-6:30 p.m. with proceeds going to support the Teen Mission to Brooklyn, New York. More...

Mississippi allowing armed guards in church

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Our Need for Forgiveness

Five Bible translators were slain in the Middle East this week for interpreting God’s word into languages others could understand. More...

Pope washes feet of Muslim migrants

Francis: ‘We are brothers’

CASTELNUOVO DI PORTO, Italy Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of Muslim, Orthodox, Hindu and Catholic refugees Thursday, declaring them children of the same God, in a gesture of welcome and brotherhood at a time when anti- Muslim and anti-immi More...

Easter services in the Midcoast

SUNRISE SERVICE IN BATH There will be a multi-denominational Easter sunrise service at 6 a.m. on Sunday at Bath Library Park in the Gazebo on Washington Street in Bath. Everyone is welcome. More...