Catholic Extension News

November 1, 2013

More than 200 Catholics from across Greater New York City gathered for a sold-out dinner event Tuesday October 22nd with Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York, to learn more about the transformative power of faith and how Catholic Extension inspires hope and ignites change in America’s poorest Catholic communities.
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October 25, 2013

On Tuesday, October 22, 2013, His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, and Father Jack Wall, President of Catholic Extension hosted a “Celebration of Faith” in New York City.
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October 21, 2013

Cardinal Dolan welcomes Father Jack Wall and Catholic Extension to the Archdiocese of New York.
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October 12, 2013

Catholic Extension president, Father Jack Wall, honored as Person of the Year at the 2013 Irish Books, Arts & Music (iBAM!) Celebration.
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September 9, 2013

2013 Lumen Christi Award coverage: "Devout couple to get national award" from the Stockton Record.
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August 13, 2013

Catholic Extension is proud to announce the recipient of its 2013 Lumen Christi Award.
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June 10, 2013

Catholic Extension invites you to help choose the cover of our 2014 'Rejoice, O Earth' calendar.
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April 22, 2013

Catholic Extension is proud to announce the 2013 Lumen Christi Award finalists.
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March 20, 2013

Catholic Extension president, Fr. Jack Wall, was interviewed and featured on the cover of the March 2013 issue of the Irish American News.
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March 13, 2013

Habemus Papam! We have a new pope! As a Papal Society, we welcome the news of our new Holy Father, Pope Francis I, and pledge our prayers for him and for our Church.
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February 25, 2013

Catholic Extension launches the Semester of Faith, a social campaign highlighting the good news in campus ministry.
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February 20, 2013

Announcing the launch of a new way to support Catholic Extension's mission, the Giving Catalog.
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February 11, 2013

A Statement by Francis Cardinal George, OMI, chancellor of Catholic Extension, on the announced resignation of His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI.
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November 9, 2012

Father Jack Wall receives Award for Outstanding Catholic Leadership
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November 2, 2012

Father Jack Wall Receives Loyola Academy’s Daniel A. Lord Award
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September 21, 2012

Catholic News Service "Felician Sisters in South Carolina win Lumen Christi Award"
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September 20, 2012

The Register "Grants represent more than a century of Extension support"
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September 19, 2012

The Moultrie News "South Carolina Felician Sisters awarded for radiant ministry mission"
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September 17, 2012

Catholic Extension Receives Christian Stewardship Award
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September 12, 2012

Associated Press/San Francisco Chronicle "Nuns working in depressed SC community honored"
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September 11, 2012

The Salina Journal "Salina Catholic Diocese receives funding from Catholic Extension"
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August 29, 2012

The Catholic Miscellany "Felician Sisters receive Lumen Christi Award"
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July 27, 2012

Mississippi Catholic "Emerging leaders connect with missions"
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July 21, 2012

Arkansas Catholic "Future leaders immersed in experience"
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July 21, 2012

The Times-News "Maricela Rios selected to attend second annual Emerging Catholic Leaders event"
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July 14, 2012

The Pueblo Chieftain "Grant will support Hispanic ministry"
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July 1, 2012

The Richmond Times Dispatch "Notable Gifts for July 1 – Grant to fund libraries"
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June 18, 2012

The Gleaner "Diocese grant helping programs"
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June 16, 2012

The Tyler Morning Telegraph "UT Tyler Catholic community gets $133,000 in grants"
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May 23, 2012

Catholic News Service "Catholic Extension selects 12 finalists for annual Lumen Christi Award"
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April 20, 2012

Colorado Catholic Herald "Catholic Extension grant allows diocese to create vocations video"
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April 16, 2012

Voice of the Southwest "Diocese of Gallup receives annual grant from the Catholic Extension Society"
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January-February 2012

Michigan Avenue Magazine "Richard Driehaus Rebuilds Parishes in Need"
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