Enola, Pa. -- Korean Catholics welcome church of their own 
Countdown to the Oct. 21 canonization in Rome of the young Native American and mystic who lived in the Mohawk Valley in the 17th century.  Hundreds of Native Americans attending the 73rd annual Tekakwitha Conference
Boston -- Black Catholic Choir celebrates 20th year 
The first U.S. church official convicted of endangering children in the priest sex-abuse scandal asked yesterday for probation instead of prison, saying he had already experienced months of scrutiny, vilification and shame. 
Denver-based Catholic Health Initiatives made 38 grants totaling more than $3.2 million to fund work that promotes healthy communities in the United States, Haiti and Mexico.
NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: celebrationpublications.org/dailybread. You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.