In the upcoming print issue of The Criterion

The latest edition of The Criterion has been printed and is on its way to subscribers. Below is a list of stories that will be appearing in the issue, along with regular features like the archbishop's column, the editorial page and our events calendar.

Front pageOur November 17, 2017 issue

Local stories:

  • Sharing the journey: Latest ‘great American story’ highlights mentor’s commitment to refugee family
    • Mentors play a key role in helping refugees and migrants
  • Knights, Ladies of St. Peter Claver celebrate 70 years of faith
  • Corrections Ministry conference promotes collaboration, compassion
  • Free seminar for professional advisors on charitable planning set for Dec. 5 and 6
  • ‘One family’ of God celebrates feast of St. Martin de Porres
  • Benedictine sisters of Ferdinand with ties to archdiocese celebrate jubilees
  • ‘An Evening of Lights’ will honor the lives of loved ones
  • Photo spread: All Souls Day pilgrimage

Regular local features:

  • Christ the Cornerstone: Giving thanks, giving generously transforms us
    • Cristo, la piedra angular: Dar gracias y dar generosamente nos transforman la vida
  • Editorial: We must serve the poor
  • From the Editor Emeritus: Richard John Neuhaus: From radical to liberal to neo-conservative
  • That All May Be One: Volunteer, make time to fulfill the mission of loving your neighbor
  • Worship and Evangelization Outreach: Have a purpose, proclaim the Gospel when breaking bread around the table
  • Investing with Faith: Now is the time to take stock of your year-end tax planning
  • Reflection: 100th anniversary of bishops’ conference urges ‘looking forward’ as well as ‘looking back’
  • Public Schedule of Archbishop Charles C. Thompson
  • Letters to the Editor
    • No letters were printed this week
  • Events Calendar
    • Archdiocesan Black Catholic Ministry to host two events in early December
    • New Albany Deanery to present The Vigil Project tour and performance on Dec. 1
  • Obituaries
    • General listing
    • Conventual Franciscan Father Kenneth Gering served as a hospital chaplain
  • My Journey to God: I’m Praying for You

Catholic News Service:

  • Civility must guide debate on social challenges, bishops’ head says
  • Nuncio: Bishops must focus on youths, evangelization, Jesus
  • Detroit at ‘fever pitch’ over beatification of Father Solanus
  • Pope puts John Paul I on path to sainthood, declares him ‘venerable’
  • Taking smartphone snapshots during Mass ‘is an awful thing,’ Pope Francis says
  • Column: Respecting life means linking all life issues
  • The Sunday Readings: Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
  • Question Corner: Agoraphobia can lessen a person’s obligation to attend Sunday Mass


  • Devotions help extend Sunday Mass into rest of the week
  • Cultures influence the devotional life of Catholics around the world

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