Joyce Coronel

Joyce Coronel is a regular contributor to The Catholic Sun and author of “A Martyr’s Crown.”

Sr. Mary Claire Strasser teaches fifth- through eighth-grade social studies at Most Holy Trinity Catholic School. She grew up in a close-knit family on a dairy farm in Nashville. The Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT) community she belongs to was founded in 1958 as a Society of Apostolic Life and is composed of priests, brothers, sisters and laity living as disciples of Jesus through Mary.

Nearly 1,500 men came in droves from all over the diocese seeking renewed inspiration to embrace their faith and live it boldly.

Con fe entusiástica aplaudieron, levantaron las manos, cantaron y escucharon con concentración a los que presentaban las differentes charlas.

Most of us will probably never have to risk our lives in order to help someone. The question is, what are we doing with this precious life that we’ve been given? Are we squandering it on trivialities? And what will the Father find when He looks into our heart and searches for compassion?

Serving others is central to the Christian message and 37 eighth-graders were recognized March 3 for living that message in extraordinary ways.

Brophy grad Chris Benguhe was a tabloid reporter for years — until God showed him a different path for his life.

For centuries, the Shroud of Turin has intrigued Christians who believe it to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ.

The fire of the Holy Spirit was the catalyst that drove a local group of Catholics to found a community that still thrives 40 years later with members renewing their commitment each year in February. Others, who have been discerning membership, join.

A Phoenix priest working for the charitable arm of the Holy Father and assisting with the Church’s humanitarian work around the globe, got the surprise of his life.

Dynamic speakers, an array of vendors’ booths and the opportunity to meet other Catholic women attracted hundreds to Xavier College Preparatory Feb. 21.


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