Over 1,000 people came together recently to learn about the Marian apparitions at Fatima. With the 100th anniversary of these appearances being celebrated in 2017, the event took place on Oct. 14 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque.
Gatherings planned to discuss women’s ministries.
Faith formation leaders are seeking feedback from women of all ages about how to enhance women’s ministries. A series of meetings with the theme “Beauty Alive” are slated to be held in September and October in locations around the archdiocese.
The purpose of the events “is to gather, share, inspire and mobilize women to become more involved in their Catholic faith as missionary disciples of Christ,” according to Mary Pedersen, director of the Archdiocesan Office of Adult Faith Formation.
DUBUQUE- People searching for something to listen to on the radio in the Dubuque area may have been surprised recently to come across the sound of people praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet or a call-in talk show on common questions about the Catholic faith.
DUBUQUE- At the beginning of the new film “Risen,” Barabbas, the man the crowds asked Pontius Pilot to free instead of Jesus, is caught again after an intense battle.
Before the Jewish Rebel is executed for fighting against the Roman Empire, Clavius, a high ranking military commander known as a “Tribune,” exclaims, “Tell Yahweh you are coming courtesy of Mars!”