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July 22, 2016 issue

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Local stories:

  • ‘Good Things for Good Purpose’: Thrift shop will help fund St. Vincent de Paul Society’s goal to ‘help those most in need’
    • St. Vincent de Paul Society thrift stores in the archdiocese and the surrounding region
  • It’s time for double blessing of helping children, getting tax credit
  • Who would you honor for living their Catholic values? Nominate them now
  • Notre Dame team designs program to help Holy Angels’ students soar
  • Biannual grants are awarded to parishes, schools and archdiocesan agencies
  • Oldenburg Franciscan sisters celebrate jubilees
  • What was in the news on July 22, 1966? Racial tensions, the war in Vietnam, clerical celibacy and a deficit for Catholic high schools
  • Serra Club vocations essay: Priest shows ‘God’s unending love and mercy’ in confession
  • Official Appointments

Regular local features:

  • Rejoice in the Lord: Children are love’s greatest gift to us
    • Alégrense en el Señor: Los hijos son el don más excelso que recibimos del amor
  • Editorial: Beyond Fortnight, we are called to be stewards of religious liberty
  • From the Editor Emeritus: The Church rebounds - Pope Leo XIII’s intellectualism
  • Corncupia: Hindsight may or may not prove to be the best road to travel
  • Letters to the Editor
    • No letters were printed this week
  • Events Calendar
    • Celebrant Singers to perform concert at St. Bartholomew Church on July 30
    • St. Lawrence School Class of 1966 to hold its 50th reunion on Aug. 13
    • Foster parent information session to be held at St. Meinrad Church on Aug. 7
    • Retrouvaille retreat set for Aug. 5-7 at Our Lady of Fatima in Indianapolis
  • Obituaries
    • General listing
    • Berniece Banet, mother of Father Stephen Banet, died on July 5 at the Villa of Guerin Woods in Georgetown
  • My Journey to God: Speech

Catholic News Service:

  • Bishop feels ‘deep ache in my heart’ after fatal shootings of police
  • Pope Francis offers to help, meet families following massacre during Bastille Day celebrations in France
  • After violence, Catholics, all people of goodwill, urged to pray for peace in U.S.
  • Church urged to turn attention to racism before fractures widen
  • Healing racial divides starts with dialogue, African-American bishops say
  • Nuncio to U.N.: Create Palestinian state, use faith-based diplomacy
  • Bill Cunningham, Times photographer, lived his Catholic faith, says priest
  • Churches among those swept up in Pokemon Go craze
  • University president defends Catholic hiring for Catholic identity
  • Communications ‘the ministry of my priesthood,’ says retiring editor
  • Pope Francis picks U.S. consultant Kim Daniels for communications body
  • Column: Cremains and respect for the human body
  • Column: Whether young or old, summer days are full of possibilities
  • Column: Remembering Elie Wiesel and remembering the unborn
  • The Sunday Readings: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
  • Question Corner: The Church offers prayers that free dying people from punishments in purgatory

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Thrift shop will help fund St. Vincent de Paul Society’s goal to ‘help those most in need’

Thrift shop signThe distribution center for the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s Indianapolis Council monopolizes one end of the 1200 block of East Maryland Street near downtown. Inside the late 19th-century former mattress factory, old bricks lie in piles on the floor. Gaping holes exist where glass windows stood, and sunlight filters through the drapery of dust in the air. These sights are not the death knell for the distribution center. Rather, they are signs of new life as the council prepares the building in order to open Indianapolis’ first-ever St. Vincent de Paul resale store—“Mission 27 Resale”—in October. (Page 1)
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Indianapolis parish sows peace as violence and death continue to mark life in neighborhood, nation

Holy Angels SchoolWith the goal of helping children “succeed according to their individual needs,” Holy Angels School in Indianapolis will begin the upcoming school year with a new learning system specially designed by a team from the University of Notre Dame. The use of “blended learning instruction” at Holy Angels is one of the first initiatives that has resulted from the announcement in March that five center-city Catholic schools in Indianapolis will become part of the Notre Dame ACE Academies’ network starting in the 2016-17 school year. (Page 7)
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