Evangelization is an essential dimension of our mission as a Church. Our primary archdiocesan evangelization tool is the LEAVEN. The LEAVEN is to be sent to every Catholic household within the Archdiocese including those that do not make a donation. Responsibility for providing the LEAVEN to every household rests with the parish.

Recent Leaven Articles:

  • by OSV News
    A new study suggests that Catholic belief in the Real Presence may be higher than previous data indicated — but measuring that belief accurately remains a tricky task for researchers. The post New study says 69% of Massgoers believe in Real Presence; measuring belief called tricky task appeared first on The Leaven Catholic Newspaper.
  • by OSV News
    Tom Lucia, the chief creative officer of OLV Charities, still has his 1980s Marvel comic books celebrating the lives of St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Kolkata. So coming up with one to help promote the sainthood cause of Venerable Father Nelson H. Baker, a Buffalo, New York, priest, seemed like a natural […]
  • by OSV News
    Dylan Beard says his Olympic dreams "start with God and stay with God." Those Olympic dreams, which started in the Archdiocese of Baltimore at Archbishop Spalding High School, are just a couple races away from fruition. The post Graduate of Catholic high school in Baltimore Archdiocese hurdles toward Olympic dream appeared first on The Leaven Catholic Newspaper.
  • by OSV News
    The crowd filling the pews and aisles of the largest Catholic church in the United States witnessed the largest ordination class in Archdiocese of Washington in 64 years, as Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory ordained 16 new priests for the archdiocese during a June 15 Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The […]
  • by OSV News
    The cause for the canonization of a Belgian immigrant who experienced three apparitions of Mary in the Wisconsin wilderness in 1859 and dedicated her life to children's catechesis will move forward, U.S. bishops determined June 14. The post Sainthood cause for Adele Brise, whom Mary told to catechize ‘this wild country,’ will move forward appeared […]
  • by CNS
    Pope Francis met individually with several world leaders during the Group of Seven summit in southern Italy, including with U.S. President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The post Pope holds private talks with Biden, other world leaders at G7 summit appeared first on The Leaven Catholic Newspaper.
  • by OSV News
    In the run-up to the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris, opening on July 26, the "Holy Games" project, launched for the occasion by the French bishops and the Archdioceses of Paris, is gaining momentum with a growing number of events on the theme of "sport and faith." The post As Olympic flame travels through […]
  • by The Leaven
    “Our College in Prison Program embodies Donnelly’s mission to serve those who might not otherwise be served.” The post Prison program is at heart of Donnelly’s mission appeared first on The Leaven Catholic Newspaper.