Monday, October 7, 2019066A long, snail-paced line of well-wishers waited to greet Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu of Kinshasa, Congo, after the ceremony in which Pope Francis placed a red hat on his head.
Thursday, October 3, 2019086Bishop Edward J. Burns said that the public forgiveness offered by the brother of a murder victim toward the person who killed him was "an incredible example of Christian love."
Wednesday, July 17, 20190217For any flower to blossom fully, its roots must be nourished continuously and grounded in good soil. This simple fact of nature highlights, by analogy, the spiritual necessity of drawing constant inspiration from the first days and heroes of the early Church.
Wednesday, July 10, 20190551All 197 members of John Paul II High School’s Class of 2019 are headed off to college, packing their bags for life’s adventures that lie ahead.
One of the seniors who recently walked across the stage at the Allen Event Center in her hometown has already built a legacy around bags while still a high school teen.
Tuesday, May 28, 20190657fter 18 years at St. Cecilia Catholic School, Principal Candice Barbosa is saying goodbye. Next fall, Barbosa will move to Bishop Lynch High School where she will become the director of Student Formation, a new position in which she will oversee the development of the whole student.
Tuesday, May 28, 20190149On a recent Saturday afternoon, Emily Duke and a couple dozen of her second-grade classmates at St. Pius X Catholic School walked down the aisle of the parish church to receive their First Holy Communion.
Monday, April 29, 2019052Pope Francis has donated $500,000 to assist migrants attempting to travel through Mexico, but who are increasingly being impeded by Mexican officials from reaching the U.S. border. Those migrants who travel the length of Mexico are also being impeded in their attempts to apply for asylum in the United States and remain in precarious...
Friday, April 12, 20190142One of the hardest virtues to practice is forgiveness. It’s even more difficult when we consider the different degrees of hurt and pain we have to endure when we are offended. The difficulty in forgiveness arises mostly because of human anger and resentment, which are often long-lasting in the human mind. These lingering feelings of...