One Ohio religious order is hoping its energy-efficient straw-bale house will sprout ideas in the minds of visitors to reduce fossil fuel consumption and even invest in renewable forms of energy for heating and cooling their homes.
St. Joseph the Worker’s Mobile Success Unit is bringing a transportable computer lab, job data bank, clothing closet, hygiene supplies and other materials to job seeking clients at shelters giving new meaning to job searchers wanting to "pound the pavement."
EWTN and local diocesan media connects you with the lives of the saints and others striving to be. This weekend, meet: El Camino pilgrims, FourEver, St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Mother Dolores Hart and the Knights of Peter Claver.
Pope Francis spent 30 minutes with Ibrahim, her husband and two small children July 24, just hours after she had arrived safely in Italy following a brutal ordeal of imprisonment and a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan. The pontiff thanked Ibrahim for "her steadfast witness of faith," a Vatican spokesman said.
An 84-year-old Sister of St. Francis of Sylvania specializes in creating murals with religious and spiritual themes. She has been crafting murals for 38 years, and despite never soliciting her work, has completed nearly 100 murals.
Catholic parishes throughout the Diocese of Phoenix are taking their faith to the streets this weekend. They will line sidewalks and possibly roads as their eucharistic processions celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi June 22.
The pope responded to hundreds of letters from inmates incarcerated for life as juveniles, assuring them of his prayers and that the Lord "knows and loves each one of them."
A larger movement of people is working to reform the way in which juveniles are held accountable for crimes committed as youth.
What do you get when you bring hundreds of youth ministers from around the world together for an inspiring four-day conference in the Valley of the Sun? The answer: 700 people on their knees in adoration beholding Jesus, the Lamb of God.
The gift of piety that the Holy Spirit gives us makes us meek; it makes us peaceful, patient and at peace with God in gentle service to others," Pope Francis said in his weekly general audience. He was continuing a series of audience talks about the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit.
The Catholic Sun is the official newspaper and news site for the Diocese of Phoenix. We share in the mission of evangelizing the Catholic faithful by providing news, information, education, a forum for discussion and guidance in matters of faith, morals and spiritual life.