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What Cardinal O’Malley thinks we can all learn from Fatima

What Cardinal O’Malley thinks we can all learn from Fatima

By CNA/EWTN News

Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston said that this weekend’s celebrations for the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima can teach us all about the universal call to holiness and conversion.

“I've always had a great devotion…


Atlanta’s new auxiliary used to be an Air Force captain

Atlanta’s new auxiliary used to be an Air Force captain

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

On Monday the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has named parish priest Fr. Bernard (Ned) Shlesinger of Raleigh, who was an Air Force pilot before entering seminary, as a new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of…


Pope urges Macron to strengthen France’s Christian roots

Pope urges Macron to strengthen France’s Christian roots

By Hannah Brockhaus, CNA/EWTN News

Tuesday Pope Francis sent a telegram to the new President of France, Emmanuel Macron, offering his prayers and wishes that in his new role, he will support the rich moral and spiritual traditions of the country,…


Priest stabbed during Mass at Mexico City cathedral

Priest stabbed during Mass at Mexico City cathedral

By CNA/EWTN News

A Mexican priest is in “delicate but stable” condition after being stabbed in the neck Monday evening at Mexico City’s cathedral, according to government and church authorities.

Father José Miguel Machorro Alcalá, 55, was stabbed in the…


Local News

Bishop Baker calls for support of Alabama bill

In the past few years, Catholic Schools have benefited enormously from the Alabama Accountability Act. This law allows tax payers to direct a portion of their tax liability to scholarship granting organizations (SGOs) to fund private school scholarships for the…


Marian Year begins this weekend in the Diocese of Birmingham

Marian Year begins this weekend in the Diocese of Birmingham

By Bishop Robert Baker

This Saturday, May 13th, the Diocese of Birmingham launches its Marian Year, commemorating the centenary year of the Apparitions to the three young shepherds of Fatima, beginning May 13, 1917.

Pope Francis will canonize two of…


Diocesan seminarian to be ordained deacon

Diocesan seminarian to be ordained deacon

With Thanksgiving to God, the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama invites you to be present at the Ordination of Jonathan Howell to the Order of Deacon. Jonathan will be ordained by Bishop Robert J. Baker on Saturday, May 27, during…


Mini Holy Family Fest Alabama success continues as 3rd annual Fest set for June 2-4

Mini Holy Family Fest Alabama success continues as 3rd annual Fest set for June 2-4

The third annual mini Holy Family Fest Alabama at Camp Tekakwitha will open on Friday evening June 2 with the Mass of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Families from throughout the diocese will come with children of all ages and…


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