Better Know A Parish: The Catholic Community of St. Odilia, Shoreview, Minnesota
Parish Name: The Catholic Community of St. Odilia
Location: Shoreview, Minnesota
Diocese: Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis
Pastor: Father Phillip Rask
Number of Parishioners: 11,602 individuals in 3,150 registered households
Parish website: www.stodilia.org
Better Know A Parish: St. Mark the Evangelist, Harlem, Manhattan, New York
Parish Name: St. Mark the Evangelist
Location: Harlem (Manhattan), New York City, New York
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York
Pastor: Father Freddy Washington, C.S.Sp.
Number of Parishioners: 350
Parish website: www.stmark138.com
African American Catholics and the quest for racial justice
Black Catholics must challenge their fellow believers to live up to the church’s moral teachings on issues of race.
Better Know A Parish: Saint John XXIII Catholic Community
Parish Name: Saint John XXIII Catholic Community
Location: Perrysburg, Ohio
Pastor: Father Herb Weber
Number of Parishioners: More than 3,000 and growing fast!
Parish website: www.stjohn23.org
Why the church needs girl altar servers
When girls are barred from serving at the altar, they miss out on an important part of faith formation—and the church does, too.
Oddball comedy ‘St. Vincent' highlights saints in everyday life
Directed by Theodore Melfi (The Weinstein Company, 2014)
Better Know A Parish: The Catholic Community of Christ Our Light, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Parish Name: The Catholic Community of Christ Our Light
Location: Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Founded: 2009 as a result of a merger of St. Peter Celestine and Queen of Heaven (each founded in 1962)
Pastor: Rev. Thomas Newton
Number of Parishioners: More than 3,500 families
Parish website: www.christourlight.net
30 years ago in U.S. Catholic: Does anyone give a damn about teenage Catholics?
By Dan Morris
This article appeared in the January 1985 issue of U.S. Catholic (Vol. 50, No. 1, pages 26-31).
Better Know A Parish: Saint Hyacinth Church, Detroit, Michigan
Parish Name: Saint Hyacinth Catholic Church
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit
Pastor: Reverend Father Janusz Iwan
Number of Parishioners: 300
Parish website: www.sainthyacinth.com
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