New Evangelization in the Americas – Text of Talk Given by Bishop Olmsted

“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.” These words of Charles Dickens could easily be applied to the present situation that the Church faces in the American continent when she proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ about marriage, family and the culture of life.

Sweat-lodge deaths point out pitfalls of New Age ‘prophets’

The tragedy that took place in Sedona at the hands of self-help guru James Arthur Ray highlights the peril of following New Age prophets and their gospel of prosperity.

The home that love built: Mysterious mansion no match for life beneath tree

Surrounded by a thick hedge of ornamental orange trees and towering pines, the gabled mansion on Kyrene Road in the East Valley has always been somewhat of a mystery to me.

Perspectives: A love story worth telling: Lifetime of faithfulness a witness to the world

When it comes to love stories, people seldom think of a man and woman in their ‘80s. Perhaps if they knew the story of my parents, they would see that love is so much more than a feeling.