An article in America Magazine explores the views of feminists on abortion throughout the modern history of feminism. The role and views of notable women such as Susan B. Anthony and Mary Shelley are highlighted in the engaging article.
St Patrick Catholic Church
In the Roman Catholic tradition, the people of Saint Patrick Parish are called to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ by our words and actions through the celebration of the Sacraments, acts of justice and charity and life-long faith formation; the fruits of which are a welcoming faith-filled community bringing ourselves and others, through God’s grace, to salvation.
The Christian Unity Octave occurs each year from January 18-25. This is a specific time each year we are encourage to pray for Christian unity. In a recent article in the Criterion, Father Rick gave some history and thoughts on the Octave. For a resource to be used to guide prayer during the Octave and throughout the year, you may view Prayer for Christian Unity – Daily Reflections 2015.
The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is currently running its annual “United Catholic Appeal” to enable the Archdiocese to help parishes in need, support Catholic charities, seminaries, and other programs. Even if you do not plan to give, we ask that you view a wonderful 4 minute video on what the UCA supports. For more information, see archindy.org/UCA.