Posts Tagged ‘Republican Party’

Catholics to lead prayers for both Democrats and Republicans

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

The US Democrats and Republicans have both invited Catholics to lead the prayers at their respective parties’ conventions. Father James Martin SJ and Sister Simone Campbell (pictured), a Sister of Social Service and New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan were shoulder-tapped to pray at these key political events. Yesterday, Martin and Campbell’s prayers were offered during Read more

Priest reminds GOP convention of Good Samaritan

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

A Catholic priest has reminded the Republican Party national convention in the United States of the parable of the Good Samaritan. Msgr Kieran Harrington delivered the invocation on the opening night of the convention in Cleveland on July 18. The prayer lasted three minutes. The prayer included a request for blessings and inspiration for the Read more