Masons installed the cornerstone on the Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral Friday, ahead of the July 26 dedication Mass expected to draw 2,000 Catholic faithful to the cathedral off of Western Boulevard in Raleigh.
The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh will dedicate the Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral with a ceremony on Wednesday, July 26. The $45.7 million cathedral was championed by former Raleigh bishop Michael Burbidge, who will return for the dedication.
A senior Roman Catholic priest in the Diocese of Orange sexually assaulted and harassed a female church employee last year at a prominent Irvine, Calif., parish where he was placed despite a similar previous accusation, according to a lawsuit filed by the woman.
The Compassion Experience, a roving interactive exhibit of childhood poverty, arrived in Durham Friday at two locations – one at Durham’s Southern High School sponsored by City Ministries and the other at New Hope Church on Fayetteville Road.
The Rev. Sam Rodman was consecrated at Duke Chapel on Saturday as the 12th bishop for a diocese with 50,000 members spread across 111 congregations and 10 campus ministries in 38 North Carolina counties.
The Episcopal Farmworker Ministry, based in Dunn, North Carolina, is raising money to buy specially-designed pouches to help workers carry cool water while they work in the fields of Sampson, Johnson and Harnett counties.
When a faith-based organization provides sanctuary it gives someone a space to do the most essential things in life – sleep, eat and bathe – beyond the reach of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Luis Rafael Zarama, who was announced as the sixth bishop of the Raleigh diocese on Wednesday, was born in Colombia and is a native Spanish-speaker. His appointment has excited many Hispanic parishioners in the Triangle.
New Bishop of the Raleigh diociese Luis Zarama, then the Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, presided at the Sunday mass and gave the homily to the youth in attendance at the Steubenville Atlanta Youth Conference in 2016.