Seminarian preaches with paint; artwork also ‘helps out’ his own prayer

After high school and before seminary, Elmer Herrera-Guzman had exhausting days at work and at church, but only one was fulfilling.

Refusing God’s generosity is a sin, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In life, Christians face the choice of either being open to encountering God’s generosity or closed in on their own interests, Pope Francis said.

Ethiopians, often refugees themselves, welcome newcomers, cardinal says

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Ethiopia is now managing nearly a million refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan, Yemen and even Syria, said Ethiopian Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel.

Albany Diocese mourns loss of longtime priest who died in flash flooding

He was on his way to a fairly new assignment. The priest also led prison retreats, chaired the advisory board for the Little Sisters of the Poor and served as chaplain to Magnificat, a women's Christian group.

Texas woman makes instilling ‘a culture of vocations’ her life’s work

Because affirming new vocations is a constant call regardless of whether the U.S. has 3,500 priestless parishes — and Canada has about half that.

Profiles in Mission: Trevor Barger

He's part of the All Saints Catholic Newman Center, which has its regular members like him and a whole new crop of Catholics every four years.

New sisters arrive from Mexico with mission to evangelize Phoenix parish

The charism of the missionary sisters is to share the mercy of the Heart of Jesus through catechesis, evangelization and assistance to the most needy.

ASU’s All Saints Newman Center serves as epicenter for continual conversion

Some enter there not Catholic. Others move on to discern a religious vocation. All find a place to walk more intimately with Christ.

In war, human dignity must be protected, pope tells military chaplains

The Oct. 29-31 conference focused on the theme, "The loss of personal freedom in the context of armed conflicts: The mission of the military chaplain."

Minnesotan pens book on family’s friendship with a saint: Mother Cabrini

She's a volunteer archivist with a story of her own that's now captured in a simple book.