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As Catholicism is currently growing, Americans around the country must focus on how to improve the faith. Though all of the Churches views might not always align with the States, it is important to note that the Church supports Catholics fulfilling their state privileges.
How Does Catholicism Impact America?
Elle Brennan, Writer • March 28, 2023

About 23% of America identifies as Catholic. Catholicism, compared to any other religion in the USA, actually has not experienced as much loss...

The statues of Joseph often depict him as an elderly man holding the infant Jesus in his arms.
St. Joseph
Annelise Motto, Writer • March 17, 2023

On March 19, the Feast of St. Joseph is celebrated around the world and the entire month of March is dedicated to him. It is a time to reflect...

Mark Wahlberg is a famous actor, singer, and former rapper who has expressed his love and passion for his Catholic Faith. He is not afriad to share his faith through his work and recently starred and produced the movie “Father Stu.”
Mark Walhberg’s Catholic Pride
Annelise Motto, Writer • March 14, 2023

Mark Wahlberg is a famous actor and singer. He has starred in many movies and even was known as “Marky Mark” a famous rapper. Something that...

The Lenten Season officially begins on Ash Wednesday and runs until Easter Sunday. In this liturgical season, Catholics can give something up or add something to their lives to better their relationship with Jesus.
Elle Brennan, Writer • February 28, 2023

For Catholics, Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. This year, Lent begins on Wednesday, February 22nd. It is a season...

Christ’s presence is represented within the Eucharist during Mass.
Are we practicing our faith?
Annelise Motto and Nicole Moore February 21, 2023

A recent survey of Cathedral students asked what their definition of a practicing Catholic is. Answers varied from “someone who goes to Church...

“Faith” is one of the core values of Cathedral. Part of having faith is serving others which can be done in many ways here on campus. An example would be the Ambassadors program as it is a great was to get involved and teach future Dons about all Cathedral has to offer!
The SERVICE OF missionaries
Elle Brennan, Writer • February 14, 2023

Picture This: A small rural town called Kinshasa located in the Congo in Africa; Consisting of warm weather, lucious plants, green grass, hills;...

Sister Andre is participating in her daily prayers at age 118 year old. Andre claims that her secret to this old age is    “A little bit of chocolate and wine each day!”
118 Year Old Nun
Elle Brennan, Writer • February 3, 2023

A day the world was changed forever, January 17th, 2023. On this day, Sister Andre, a previous record holder for the oldest person in the world,...

Students and teachers from Cathedral Catholic attend the Walk For Life. Here, they pray for mothers, children, and the souls who have lost their dignity.
DFL Walk for Life
Nicole Moore, Spiritual Life Editor • February 1, 2023

CCHS Dons For Life Club journies to San Francisco last weekend to participate in the West Coast Walk For Life, where they prayed for and walked...

Saint Francis de Sales. Patron Saint of writers and journalists.
Saint Francis de Sales
Annelise Motto, Staffer • January 30, 2023

Did you know that there is a saint to pray to when you are having trouble writing your AP Lang paper or your article for El Cid? This past...

Citizens of Congo unite with one in another. Pray for them.
Islamic Group Bombs Christian Church
Nicole Moore, Spiritual Life Editor • January 19, 2023

Religious massacres have become increasingly common across the world amongst all different cultures, happening almost everywhere. On January...

Even though the COVID surge has decreased, mass attendance is at an all time low! Did COVID impact peoples willingness to attend in-person mass?
Mass Attendence is at an All Time Low Since The Pandemic
Elle Brennan, Writer • January 17, 2023

March 9th 2020...a day that the world was changed forever. Thinking back to this day, I remember excitement flooding my body as I heard the news...

Pope Benedict was a very influential Pope who is remembered for his profound theological understanding of faith, prayer, and the Catholic Doctrine. He passed away on December 31, 2022.
Pope Benedict
Annelise Motto, Writer • January 13, 2023

Pope Benedict XVI passed away a few weeks ago, on December 31, at 95. Millions watched the funeral on television and attended by tens of thousands....

A veil is worn in spite of reverence to our Lord.
What Really Is Modesty?
Nicole Moore, Spiritual Life Editor • January 10, 2023

What Really Is Modesty? Catechism of the Catholic Church says: “Modesty protects the intimate center of the person. It means refusing...

St. Nicholas protects and presents children to the works of God.
Santa Claus
Nicole Moore, Spiritual Life Editor • December 9, 2022

Year after year, children across the world lay wide awake excited for the coming of Santa Claus, in hopes of his bearing of gifts. They imagine...

The Immaculate Conception of Mary
The Immaculate Conception of Mary
Annelise Motto, Staffer • December 7, 2022

At this Thursday’s school Mass, we will be celebrating the Immaculate Conception of Mary. This Catholic feast day and Holy Day of Obligation...

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