Joyce Coronel

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

Vinieron de todas partes de la diócesis, unos 1,500 adolescentes y adultos jóvenes católicos, para pasar un fin de semana en oración, alabanza y...

So, this is where we find out what we’re made of. Are we truly followers of Christ, or are we practical atheists?

A longtime elementary school principal credits a late Jesuit priest he once served with for teaching him some valuable lessons about leading a school by being an active, visible presence.

They came from all over the diocese, some 1,500 Catholic teenagers and young adults ready for a weekend of prayer, praise and talks geared toward evangelization.

With just days to go until his ordination to the priesthood, Dcn. Fernando Camou turned his thoughts toward the momentous occasion.

Con apenas unos días hasta su ordenación al sacerdocio, el Diácono Fernando Camou dirigió sus pensamientos hacia tan esperada ocasión.

Sr. Cecilia Schlaefer, CSA, was born into a family of musicians and has spent her 75 years of religious life sharing the joy of music with students, retirees and parishes. At 93, she’s still active serving others.

We sat there in the restaurant, two women who have been friends for more than 30 years, and talked about the nine sons between us. There were times we wondered if we would survive (hello sleep deprivation and teenage shenanigans) or if we’d ever have an uninterrupted conversation again.

It has been one year since the life of Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP, was taken from the community he served. The memories and the spirit of the 28-year-old priest, however, are everlasting.

Not so long ago, the idea of bringing together hundreds of Catholic and Protestant followers of Christ for a day of prayer was unthinkable.


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