Check out how St. Cecilia Parish in St. Louis, Missouri, kicks off their Lenten celebration – with an annual fish fry!
Despite signs that the holiday season is over, Catholics have one more celebration – Epiphany, also known as Three Kings Day!
The classic Christmas tradition of honoring the Holy Family is the perfect way to promote immigrant integration this holiday season.
Walk with Mary is one of many events that will be held to celebrate the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a well-known figure even beyond Catholic world. Here is the story of her tilma that brought her famous image to prominence.
Helen Chen shares how her family’s history adds meaning to her work as CLINIC coordinator for the New Americans Campaign.
The Feast of the Assumption, an annual observance that honors the Virgin Mary’s ascension to heaven, is the perfect time for congregations to celebrate faith and community.
While most holidays have roots around the world, Independence Day is arguably the United States’ signature holiday. Thus, it is a prime opportunity for parishes and communities to celebrate the nation’s founding with newcomers.
Father’s Day is observed by dozens of cultures around the world in a variety of traditions. This year, consider how your community can invite newcomers into traditional celebrations, as well as explore ways to adopt new inclusive activities
A central fixture in how American culture honors families, Mother’s Day is often a time when parishioners come together as one and celebrate their different customs and traditions.
CLINIC’s Immigrant Integration Program Manager Leya Speasmaker joined Jacob Popcak on the Son Rise Morning Show in Cincinnati to discuss holiday traditions embedded in American culture that were brought to the United States by immigrants. This blog goes on to show how incorporating those faith traditions from other countries embodies the definition of integration.