Fr. Ed was a priest from the Archdiocese of Detroit. He visited St. Paul parish annually to escape the cold weather and my whole family always eagerly awaited his visits! He radiated joy and fun, and when he presided at Mass he reflected God’s Presence, God’s love, and God’s grace. To this day, my sons still remember the “chopstick priest” who referenced utensils during his homily about God’s feast.
The only anecdote to isolation, said Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, is communion, and “this is exactly where Christ comes to meet us.”
Dan Beaudrie is a man of faith who beat the odds. Actually, he didn’t just beat them, he crushed them.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — With the close of 2019, Our Sunday Visitor, a national Catholic newsweekly based in Huntington, Indiana, joined the trend in naming people of the year by identifying Catholics who made a particular impact over the past 12 months.
In a ceremony surrounded by family, friends, longtime supporters and religious sisters, a woman who grew up at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Tempe professed her perpetual vows as a Daughter of Mary, Help of Christians, also known as the Salesian Sisters.
As we celebrate the feast day of St. Teresa of Calcutta, we’d like to share with you this interview, originally published under the headline “The private woman: humor and observations” with the subhead: “Private moments reveal humor, dedication.”
You might say Adriana Vasquez came to her calling as an advocate of Natural Family Planning quite naturally. The new NFP coordinator for the Diocese of Phoenix has parents who taught NFP well into their 70s.
I’m part of the Office of Mission Advancement where I work with a team for the “Together Let Us Go Forth ~ Juntos Sigamos Adelante” Campaign which is a campaign for discipleship and evangelization in our diocese.
When our son started talking about filling out the application [to enter seminary], he had finished college with an associate’s degree and was transferring to Arizona State University engineering, and he had a little change of direction.
St. Paul VI’s landmark encyclical Humanae Vitae was in its infancy when Cindy Leonard and her husband answered the call to share the Church’s good news about human sexuality and God’s plan for marriage.