Monday, June 20, 2022043On Saturday, June 11, our local Church in Dallas gathered for a Diocese of Dallas Synod listening session on the topic of “Marriage and Family Life.” There hardly is a more important topic for the Catholic Church today.
Saturday, June 18, 2022040Saying "superficial" marriage preparation programs leave many couples at risk of having invalid marriages or unprepared to cope with the struggles that arise in every marriage, Pope Francis endorsed suggestions for a yearlong "marriage catechumenate" drafted by the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life.
Monday, December 28, 2020047As the fifth anniversary of his apostolic exhortation "Amoris Laetitia" approaches, Pope Francis announced that the Catholic Church will dedicate more than a year to focusing on the family and conjugal love. During his Sunday Angelus address Dec. 27, the pope commemorated the feast of the Holy Family and said that it served as a reminder...
Wednesday, November 11, 20200536Throughout Jim and Mary Johnsrud’s home, not far from St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, there are constant reminders of what has always been at the center of their lives for the 39 years of their marriage.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020040 The father-daughter reunion at a Catholic school in suburban Chicago was weeks in the making. U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Konrad Otachel recently made a surprise visit to St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School in Palatine to see his daughter, Naomi, a kindergartner.
Wednesday, October 31, 20180342
By Father Jacob Dankasa
Special to The Texas Catholic
As I was growing up with my family, we didn’t always gather together to pray every morning or night. Some of us would prefer not to wake early, or some wouldn’t be home when it was time for night prayers. Regardless of whether anyone was there or not, my mother would...
Thursday, July 30, 2015065In word and deed, Pope Francis will take his vision of a Catholic's approach to family life, parish life, charity, economics, immigration and good governance to Cuba and the United States during a Sept. 19-27 visit.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015063
By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY -- Seeing the elderly only as a burden "is ugly. It's a sin," Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience.
"We must reawaken our collective sense of gratitude, appreciation and hospitality, helping the elderly know they are a living part of their communities" and sources...
Monday, October 20, 2014069Bishop Kevin J. Farrell said on Oct. 20 that he followed the teaching of Christ and stepped in to house the fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan and three others for several weeks at a diocesan facility when no one else would.
The two areas in which young adults face great challenges are professional life and family. Here I will focus on how career choices and your line of work may present great opportunities to grow in faith but often only at the price of making tough moral choices.