- Dec 7, 2019
For 15-year-old Tabitha Njoroge, being together with 20,000 Catholic youths from across the country is a revelation, especially considering how much her life has changed in three years.
The largest biennial Catholic youth gathering in the United States, the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC), is Nov. 21-23 in Indianapolis.
Nearly 100 people were bathed in light as they gathered for a prayer vigil at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Terre Haute, not far from the Federal Correctional Complex. Despite the lights and bright glow, the tone was heavy and somber. They were gathered to pray for the federal death-row inmates and all those affected by their pending executions scheduled for December and January at the prison.
A letter that touched one young woman’s life in ways she never expected is one she wrote six years ago when she was an eighth grader at St. Barnabas School in Indianapolis. It was a letter of thanks to a World War II hero for his service to his country.
A suspended Catholic priest in Indiana is facing charges alleging he sexually abused a child in 2016.