A final appeal has been rejected from the Archdiocese of New York and the trustees of St. Patrick's Cathedral, who sought to keep the remains of the famed orator and media pioneer interred at St. Patrick's, where they have rested since after his death Dec. 9, 1979.
International and local groups were poised to get aid to the worst-hit areas of the typhoon-stricken central Philippines, but the challenges of getting help to communities growing desperate for food and water went beyond just making sure roads were clear.
An average of 60 percent of graduates from Bourgade Catholic High School each year are the first generation to head to college. Support systems at the 50-year-old high school help them be ready academically, financially and logistically.
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane presented the Old Adobe Mission — the first Catholic parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and the oldest standing church in Scottsdale — with a 2014 Scottsdale Environmental Design Award at a city council meeting Sept. 9. The mission re-opens for seasonal public viewing in October.
OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) — The letter of gratitude, addressed to the volunteers at CrossOver Prison Ministries of Omaha, arrived in late November in the ministry’s post office box.
Sr. Isabel is the first novice from the Diocese of Phoenix to take this formal discernment step with the sisters since they established a novitiate in Arizona two years ago.
Alex Vera grew up in St. Joseph, Mo., during the 1940s — a time when European immigrants arrived fleeing World War II. Although she was baptized Catholic by her mother, Vera was actually raised as a Methodist.
The Catholic Community Foundation honored Sharon Harper, president and CEO of Plaza Companies, as well as former major league baseball player Joe Garagiola April...
Leaders of various faith traditions and civic leaders joined their voices with Catholics June 18 in praising Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home" and its emphasis on caring for and protecting all of creation.
It’s about a woman’s Catholic faith and how to live it, most notably in the Valleys, but at all points along the journey. Or, as part of the subtitle calls it, “Showing the Beauty of This Tapestry of Life.”