• Forgotten Catholics: French author speaks on single people, celibacy

    Forgotten Catholics: French author speaks on single people, celibacy

    • Nov 10, 2017

    French journalist Claire Lesegretain is calling on the Church to do more to minister to the large number of single people. “This is the Church’s blind spot. It’s there, very present, but nobody talks about it. We don’t see them,” she explained while touring Canada in October for a series of conferences.

  • Priest’s love of cars helps raise funds for vocations in poorest diocese

    Priest’s love of cars helps raise funds for vocations in poorest diocese

    • Jun 13, 2017

    How to get the engine running for vocations? A priest who loves rebuilding hot rods might have the answer. Father Matthew Keller is donating a 1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible that he refurbished for a raffle in support of vocations for the Diocese of Gallup in New Mexico.

  • Pope in Genoa challenges the ‘worldliness’ of Catholic life

    Pope in Genoa challenges the ‘worldliness’ of Catholic life

    • May 27, 2017

    In a busy morning, Pope Francis said that the Church is interested in the “dignity of work” because even Jesus was a worker, acknowledged the role religious people have had in the drop in vocations by leading a worldly life, and challenged the young people of Genoa to question whatever the surrounding culture presents as normal, including the fact that the Mediterranean Sea has become a cemetery.