Steve Zabilski: 20 years of serving ‘the common man’ at St. Vincent de Paul

“I don’t ever want to forget this organization is built by ordinary people,” said Steve Zabilski, who as of Jan. 6, marked 20 years as executive director of Phoenix’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

From slavery to model of mercy — the powerful story of Julia Greeley

DENVER (CNA) — Julia Greeley was a familiar sight on the streets of Denver in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Comfort the Afflicted: Patty Chesebrough shares her experience to help post-abortive women

Patty Chesebrough gazes inside the darkened church and stares up at a portrait of the late Fr. John Hanley, the priest who showed her God’s mercy in her darkest hour. It was 1990 and Chesebrough’s husband was pressuring her to have an abortion. She called her parish, St. Theresa at the time, and asked to speak with a priest.

Never forget!

There are days that will be remembered, detail for detail, in our minds. And for many of us, Sept. 11, 2001, is undoubtedly one of those days. We, as a nation and as a world, saw the worst in humanity. We witnessed bloodthirsty men, corrupted by hatred, fueled with one desire -- death, chaos and destruction.
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The Big Haul for St. Vincent de Paul [VIDEO]

Whether you're adding an item or more to a food donation bin, coordinating your own food drive or donating money to St. Vincent de Paul, there are plenty of ways to #BeASummerActionHero.

St. Damien de Veuster of Molokai

Born in Tremelo, Belgium, Joseph de Veuster left school at 13 to work on the family farm. Six years later he joined the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, taking the name Damien.

Under Our Lady’s Protection: Catholics urged to consecrate themselves to Christ through Mary

Marian consecrations often involve a 33-day preparation period which end on the vigil of a Marian feast day. Kid-friendly options are also available.
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Catholics Matter 125: Sharing Faith in Song [VIDEO]

Award-winning composer and songwriter, Julie Carrick of Carrick Ministries, joins Fr. Rob Clements to talk about what it means to be a "Catechetical Artist" and share the faith through music.

FSL doubles as learning lab for Creighton’s nursing students

Future nurses studying at Creighton University’s School of Medicine at the Phoenix Regional Campus are finding more and more how the bulk of their profession can and should be done apart from hospitals.

CDA revs up efforts to help needy, vulnerable

The CDA supports over 70 community and charitable organizations that assist individuals in need or in crisis. Some of the outreach includes shelters for abused women, assistance for the elderly and resources for the homeless.