November 1 is All Saints Day, which honors all the blessed in heaven.
In commemoration of the faithful departed, All Souls Day is celebrated November 2.
Pope John Paul II is scheduled to visit India on November 5-8.
Pope John Paul II is scheduled to visit the Republic of Georgia, November 8-9.
National Council of Churches' 50th anniversary celebration will be held in Cleveland, Ohio, November 9-12.
The inauguration of the president of the National Council of Churches, Rev. Andrew Young, will take place in the Catholic Cathedral in Cleveland, Ohio on November 11. Greetings will be brought by Bishop Joseph Fiorenza, President of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops on the NCC anniversary, and from Bishop Anthony Pilla of Cleveland on the occasion of the inauguration.
Veterans' Day is observed November 11.
On November 12-14, the National Pastoral Leadership Conference will be held in Orlando, Florida.
The USCC Committee for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) will host a reception November 14 in Washington, DC to honor the winner of the second annual Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award.
The National Conference of Catholic Bishops' biannual general meeting will be held in Washington, DC on November 15-18.
On November 17 the National Conference of Catholic Bishops will receive greetings from Bishop H. George Anderson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The bishops will host Bishop Anderson and his wife at a luncheon. This will be an opportunity to celebrate the Joint Declaration on Justification by Faith, which will have been signed October 31 by Cardinal Cassidy for the Holy See and Bishops Anderson and other Lutheran leaders for the Lutheran World Federation.
The National Catholic Youth Conference and Congress will be held in St. Louis, Missouri on November 18-21.
The annual Catholic Campaign for Human Development collection will be taken up in parishes nationwide the weekend of November 20-21.
Thanksgiving Day is November 25.
ALERT: Catholic Campaign for Human Development has available television and radio PSAs that draw attention to the tragedy of poverty and CCHD's unique response. The transcripts and the taglines for this year's PSAs, can be found on the Web at: www.dwjtv.com/PCS/cchd.htm.
ALERT: The National Religious Retirement Office has produced a public service announcement to promote the annual collection for retired religious. The PSA can be used by local, secular TV and radio stations, as well as with religious programming. It can even be used as a discussion starter on giving to the religious retirement collection, which is slated for the weekend of December 11-12. There are 10, 20, 30 and 60 second spots available. Video PSAs are in 1" reel, 3/4" reel, VHS and Betacam. Audio PSAs are in 1/4" reel and audio cassette. If you'd like copies, e-mail your request along with a mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following dioceses can be reached by E-mail: ALASKA: Fairbanks, Juneau. ARIZONA: Phoenix, Tucson. CALIFORNIA: Monterey, Oakland, Orange, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose. COLORADO: Colorado Springs, Denver. CONNECTICUT: Hartford, Bridgeport, Norwich. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Washington. FLORIDA: Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, St. Augustine, St. Petersburg, Venice. GEORGIA: Atlanta, Savannah. HAWAII: Honolulu. IDAHO: Boise. ILLINOIS: Chicago, Joliet, Peoria, Rockford, Springfield. INDIANA: Evansville, Forth Wayne-South Bend, Indianapolis, Lafayette. IOWA: Davenport, Des Moines, Dubuque, Sioux City. KANSAS: Kansas City in Kansas. KENTUCKY: Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro. LOUISIANA: Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Houma-Thibodaux, Lafayette, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Shreveport. MAINE: Portland. MARYLAND: Baltimore. MASSACHUSETTS: Boston, Melkite Diocese of Newton, Springfield. MICHIGAN: Detroit, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Marquette, Saginaw. MINNESOTA: Crookston, New Ulm, St. Cloud, St. Paul and Minneapolis, Winona. MARYLAND: Baltimore. MISSISSIPPI: Jackson. MISSOURI: Jefferson City, Kansas City-St. Joseph, St. Louis, Springfield-Cape Girardeau. MONTANA: Great Falls-Billings, Helena. NEBRASKA: Omaha. NEVADA: Las Vegas, Reno. NEW HAMPSHIRE: Manchester. NEW JERSEY: Camden, Newark, Passaic, Paterson, Trenton. NEW MEXICO: Las Cruces. NEW YORK: Brooklyn, Buffalo, New York, Ogdensburg. Rochester, Rockville Centre; Syracuse. NORTH CAROLINA: Charlotte, Raleigh. NORTH DAKOTA: Bismarck, Fargo. OHIO: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo. OKLAHOMA: Oklahoma City, Tulsa. OREGON: Baker, Portland. PENNSYLVANIA: Altoona-Johnstown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton. RHODE ISLAND: Providence. SOUTH CAROLINA: Charleston. SOUTH DAKOTA: Rapid City, Sioux Falls. TENNESSEE: Memphis. TEXAS: Amarillo, Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Ft. Worth, Lubbock, San Angelo, Victoria. VERMONT: Burlington. VIRGINIA: Richmond. WASHINGTON: Seattle, Spokane, Yakima. WEST VIRGINIA: Wheeling-Charleston. WISCONSIN: Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee, La Crosse. WYOMING: Cheyenne.
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