All three Newman Centers in the Diocese of Phoenix have outgrown their spaces. The "Together Let Us Go Forth" campaign will help each build, among other initiatives impacting every parish.
After high school and before seminary, Elmer Herrera-Guzman had exhausting days at work and at church, but only one was fulfilling.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some enter there not Catholic. Others move on to discern a religious vocation. All find a place to walk more intimately with Christ.
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."