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.
Although the feast of Pentecost, celebrated June 8, doesn't look as it did in the apostles' time — with the roar of wind and tongues of fire — Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl said it serves as a reminder of the outpouring of God's spirit long ago and continuously.
Loyola Academy promoted its first class of scholars to the Brophy College Preparatory Class of 2018 at a ceremony in the historic Brophy Chapel May 20. The graduates are the first to complete sixth, seventh and eighth-grade on Brophy's campus.
Spectators cheered as members of the Knights of Columbus peeled away the old sign outside to reveal the new name of the cultural center and worship site. The Polish pope's canonization led to the need to change the name of the facility, dedicated to the work and memory of St. John Paul.
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