Pope says Catholics can receive plenary indulgence for Guadalupe devotion

Pope says Catholics can receive plenary indulgence for Guadalupe devotion With the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe closed for her feast to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Pope Francis said Catholics still can receive a plenary indulgence Dec. 11 and 12 for their Marian devotion if they follow certain conditions. Mexico City Cardinal Carlos […]

Pope signs new encyclical in Assisi

Pope signs new encyclical in Assisi VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Bringing the Vatican official in charge of translations with him, Pope Francis signed his new encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship,” at the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi, source of the document’s title and inspiration. After celebrating Mass at St. Francis’ tomb […]

Special Second Collection Sept. 26-27 at all Masses

A special Second Collection will be taken up this weekend (Sept. 26-27) at all our Masses. This special collection will cover disaster relief for many Louisiana victims in the Diocese of Lake Charles and Diocese of Alexandria. Catholic Charities of West Tennessee is coordinating with the Catholic Charities of Southwest Louisiana and directly with the Diocese […]

Memphis Diocese Offers Surviving Divorce Program Starting Oct. 5

Memphis Diocese Offers Surviving Divorce Program Starting Oct. 5 The Church is here for you! For a variety of reasons—some (sadly) legitimate and some not—Catholics do find themselves civilly divorced. No matter who “left,” for everyone it can be a time of panic, fear, anger, depression, rage, anxiety and…sometimes…a temptation to even lose faith. Please […]

Life-Affirming Women’s Healthcare Opening July 1; Dr. Tina Burns

Life-Affirming Women’s Healthcare Opening July 1; Dr. Tina Burns Memphis, Tenn.- June 23, 2020 — Guiding Star Memphis, the leader in life-affirming healthcare for women, will open July 1 and is now accepting appointments. Visit guidingstarmemphis.org/ or call 901-422-5152. This not-for-profit ministry, located in a beautiful new medical office at 100 Tillman Street near Poplar and […]

Immaculate Conception Cathedral Announces Closure of High School

Immaculate Conception Cathedral Announces Closure of High School Preschool through Eighth Grade Classes to Remain Open To see the original news release in Spanish click HERE, to see the original news release in English click HERE Memphis, Tenn. – May 26, 2020 — After a thorough evaluation and much prayer, Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Memphis […]

May Crowning at St. Paul Church

May Crowning at St. Paul Church May 09, 2020-   The Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia participated in the May Crowning of Mary outside St. Paul Church in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday. Usually the ceremony involve specially chosen students, but this year, because of COVID 19 virus, they are doing a virtual variation of the […]

U.S. Bishop Chairmen Issue Statement on Impact of COVID-19 on African American Communities

USCCB chairmen urge state, national leaders to examine COVID-19 impact on African American communities by National Catholic News May 4, 2020 Bishop Shelton J. Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City and chairman of USCCB’s Domestic Justice and […]

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