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Saints risk all for love of Jesus, pope says at canonization Mass+

"Do we content ourselves with a few commandments or do we follow Jesus as lovers, really prepared to leave behind something for him?"

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Relics offer physical reminder that saints were real people+

The new saints' relics were present at the Mass as reminders that the saints were flesh-and-blood people who lived holy lives.

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St. Romero’s brothers rejoice at his canonization+

"I feel proud as a brother and as a family member, but also as part of the (Salvadoran) people because over there, they love him a lot."

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Operation Andrew event gives youth chance to explore vocations+

View a gallery of photos from vocations event.

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OLMA marks 90th year, installs new principal+

Click here to see photos from the Mass.

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Diocese takes part in canonization weekend at home and in Rome+

Bishop Barres to celebrate Mass locally with Salvadoran community. Watch the canonization live on Catholic Faith Network

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Bishop Barres celebrates Suffolk County Red Mass+

The annual Mass for those in the legal profession marks the beginning of the judicial year.

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Meeting the challenge: Bishops say synod can make a difference+

Sister Briana Santiago, a member of the Apostles of the Interior Life from San Antonio, and Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes of Mexico City arrive for a news conference to discuss the Synod of Bishops on young people, the faith and vocational discernment at the Vatican Oct. 10. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)   By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — At a Synod of Bishops where “cultural shift,” “epochal change” and “massive challenge” are almost buzz phrases, Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg said, “I’m very optimistic.” Briefing reporters Oct. 10, the archbishop also used the phrase “deep and profound change,” but he […]

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Jubilarians celebrate anniversaries of religious life+

The total number of years in religious life of the jubilarians this year is 5,664.

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Parish named for St. Francis blesses four-legged friends+

Notably, dogs were the only animals represented at a liturgy that typically attracts a variety of pets.

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