Chrism Mass: Sacred oils blessed, sacred promises renewed

The bilingual liturgy draws hundreds to witness the blessing of the oils that will be used in the Church’s sacramental celebrations such as Confirmation, Ordination, Anointing of the Sick and Baptism.

Work on Wisconsin farm prepared slain brother for service in Guatemala

GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNS) — Before donning the habit of a Christian Brother in 1962, Br. James Miller wore the bib overalls of a Wisconsin farm boy.

Two high-schoolers, St. Theresa alumni raise $25K for Catholic education

Childhood friends Katie Coury and Greg Abbott bypassed typical summer teen jobs to produce a play to benefit Catholic education.

Virginia Catholic captures spirituality of Pope Francis in manga comic

A new comic book hero is fighting for truth, justice and the Christian way.

Faithful find strength in Lenten sufferings

Lent has 40 days with which to enter purposeful suffering and other spiritual disciplines. The end result creates a heart that’s better equipped to embrace the crosses of life like Simon of Cyrene, confident in recognizing the truths of the faith like Veronica or eager to spread it like St. Mary Magdalene did on Easter morning.

St. Thomas More teams up with Catholic Charities — and Santa! — to give...

Christmas came early for children and their families attending a celebration at St. Thomas More Parish on the feast day of St. Nicholas.

Caravan heads to Mexico City; Guadalupe basilica opens for migrants

CORDOBA, Mexico (CNS) — The caravan of migrants making its way through Mexico has started arriving in Mexico City, where the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the world’s most-visited Marian shrine, has opened its shelter for pilgrims to weary Central American migrants.

16 men to be ordained to the Order of Deacons

Bishop Thomas Olmsted will lay hands on sixteen men who have been called to the Order of Deacons for the Diocese of Phoenix.  They...

Phoenix bishops contribute to new book of reflections on ecumenism

Some 500 years since the dawn of the Reformation, a movement known as John 17 has sparked reconciliation between Christian communities.

Singing Miami priests share ray of musical sunshine for Easter season MIAMI (CNS) — The coronavirus pandemic has certainly revealed the various talents of Miami archdiocesan priests....