December 1

Thursday of the First Week in Advent

  • “Today is the World Day for the battle against HIV/AIDS. We expressour closeness to all people whom it has affected, especially children.” Pope Participants of the the 2016 International AIDS Conference light candles at at the Roman Catholic Emmanuel Cathedral in Durban, South Africa, in July 2016. CNS photo/Paul JeffreyFrancis, 12/1/2013.
  • Take time today to pray for all who suffer with HIV/AIDS throughout the world and for a cure for the disease that is now ravaging sub-Saharan Africa

  • Learn how Catholic Relief Services is working to combat HIV/AIDS in Africa.