CUF: Celebrating 45 Years!

Today, September 26, marks the 45th anniversary of the founding of Catholics United for the Faith. We give thanks to God for all that He has accomplished through our humble efforts, and we once again renew ourselves. As we pray daily: O God our Father, who sent Your only-begotten Son to suffer and to give […]

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Blessed be the Name of Mary!

Today is the feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary. What is the significance of this unique celebration? Joseph Almeida, in an article from the Lay Witness archive, gives us many reasons to understand why in the Divine Praises we exclaim, “Blessed be the name of Mary, Virgin and Mother.” In this 12th and […]

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Just War Theory Revisited

While the U.S. government deliberates over possibly military action against Syria, we as Catholics have the opportunity to re-familiarize ourselves with the Church’s teaching on what makes a war just. Below is a helpful summary  by Fr. William Saunders from the Jan/Feb 2002 issue of Lay Witness magazine.  Just cause -The war must confront an […]

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Introducing the Latest Lay Witness

The September/October issue of Lay Witness magazine discusses Catholic Social Teaching–in particular, the balance between the things of this world and the things of eternity. The print edition features articles by some of your favorite authors. David Fagerberg gives an entertaining and enlightening summary of Catholic Social Teaching from the perspective of beloved Catholic writer G.K. […]

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