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Like Lazarus we all have a name

Ash Wednesday officially starts Lent, a period of 40 days that precedes Easter in the Christian calendar. Christians who observe Lent use it as a time for prayer and penance and preparation for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection. By observing Lent, … Continue reading

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A dear friend is ordained a bishop in Brazil

ARARIPINA, Brazil — A good friend of The Lay Centre was ordained a bishop in Brazil: Bishop Francisco de Sales, O.Carm. Our Brazilian resident, Filipe Domingues, represented The Lay Centre community at the celebration, held 4 August. Domingues, who is in Brazil for his summer holiday, … Continue reading

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A different internship in the Eternal City

ROME  — A group of four students from Lehigh University, situated in Bethlehem, PA, arrived in Rome June 20 for a six week internship program at The Lay Centre. They will  participate in various activities at The Lay Centre, have opportunities for … Continue reading

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ACCU Rome Seminar comes to successful close

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), a longtime partner of The Lay Centre, concluded last week another Rome Seminar, this time dedicated to the Year of Mercy. Entitled “The Year of Mercy: A Dynamic Exchange between Catholic Higher … Continue reading

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Pope’s letter affirms lay vocation in the church and world

ROME — Pope Francis shared a strong and clear message on the role of the lay faithful in the church and in the world in a recent letter made public by the Vatican April 26. The letter was first issued to Cardinal … Continue reading

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Catholic-Jewish relations since Vatican II

by Emil Anton The Lay Centre welcomed Jesuit Father Philipp Renczes, the director of the Cardinal Bea Centre at the Pontifical Gregorian University, April 20. After Mass and dinner, Father Renczes told the students about Cardinal Bea, who was a very influential figure … Continue reading

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Mexican people place hope in Pope Francis

MORELIA, Mexico — Pope Francis visited the city of Morelia, in central Mexico, on Tuesday — one of his final stops on his six-day apostolic journey to Mexico, which began Feb. 12. Lay Centre alumna Dr. Janette Ann Cortés Núñez … Continue reading

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