• New Catholic schools CEO says future is bright

    New Catholic schools CEO says future is bright

    • Sep 1, 2016

    The new leader of the National Catholic Educational Association says previous generations of Catholics founded an historically unprecedented network of Church-run schools in the country, and now it’s our turn to “grow these schools for the sake of the Gospel.”

  • Murdered nuns recalled for their generosity, service

    Murdered nuns recalled for their generosity, service

    • Aug 30, 2016

    Two nuns slain in Mississippi are hailed by friends and fellow religious as women who were the “bread of life, the bread of energy, the bread of hope,” for the people, especially the state’s rural poor, who they served as health care workers and in multiple other ways.

  • Faithful flock to ghost town for pilgrimage

    Faithful flock to ghost town for pilgrimage

    • Aug 30, 2016

    For many people who grew up in the vicinity of Centralia, last Sunday’s day of prayer at the Ukrainian Catholic Church Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, recently named a pilgrimage site, was like a homecoming.

  • Why do pro-life youth refuse to identify that way?

    Why do pro-life youth refuse to identify that way?

    • Aug 30, 2016

    The numbers of Millennials who hold pro-life views are greater than those of young people a generation ago. However, they are not willing to associate with the Pro-Life movement for various reasons.

  • Catholics say massive floods in Louisiana changed region forever

    Catholics say massive floods in Louisiana changed region forever

    • Aug 29, 2016

    A pastor in the region of Louisiana hardest hit by the recent flooding says, “It’s not going to be the same. And we are going to lose quite a bit of people if they choose to move away … But hopefully with love and compassion and a lot of hugs we can become a family all over again.”

  • Church in Pennsylvania defies the curse of a coal fire

    Church in Pennsylvania defies the curse of a coal fire

    • Aug 28, 2016

    Centralia, Pennsylvania, is a ghost town, as an unquenchable 54-year-old underground coal fire compelled the relocation of virtually the entire population in the 1980s. Improbably, however, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, perched on a hilltop just outside the borough line, is still active.

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