• Gymnastics champ always keeps mom’s rosary close

    Gymnastics champ always keeps mom’s rosary close

    • Aug 15, 2016

    U.S. Olympic gymnast and gold medalist Simone Biles, who won the women’s all-around competition Aug. 11, says when she travels she sometimes takes with her a statue of St. Sebastian, the patron saint of athletes, and she also carries a rosary her mother gave her.

  • Holy days of obligation shouldn’t be like hop, skip and jump

    Holy days of obligation shouldn’t be like hop, skip and jump

    • Aug 13, 2016

    The Church raises certain feast days to the status of a solemnity, meaning a high feast day, to teach the believer that certain events and truths are central to the Christian way of life — and figuring out which days are actually obligatory shouldn’t be like hop, skip and jump.

  • Catholic education earns gold medal in 2016 Olympics

    Catholic education earns gold medal in 2016 Olympics

    • Aug 13, 2016

    Sacred Heart Schools, founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, boasts of a network of over 145 Catholic schools across the globe that have been teaching for over two hundred years. These schools are also responsible for producing nine Olympic athletes who are competing at Rio this year.