From babies to troubled teens to unaccompanied minors arriving from other countries, foster parents for Catholic Community Services provide temporary homes for children in many counties of Western Washington.
TACOMA – While the members of Joyful Sound told jokes and played folk music, residents at Alaska Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center laughed, clapped and sang along to old familiar tunes.
The National Museum of Women in the Arts, with support from The Catholic University of America and the Archdiocese of Washington, will soon open an exhibit entitled "Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea." The exhibit, which comes just in time for the Dec. 8 feast of the Immaculate Conception, will feature more than 60 paintings, sculptures and...
By John Garvey, Catholic News Service
At the American bishops’ fall general meeting last year reporters pressed hard to find signs of the Francis effect. But all they need do now to observe the pope’s impact on the American hierarchy is take a look at the newly installed archbishop of Chicago, Blase Cupich.
Among Jesus' many teachings we find this rather harsh-sounding invitation: “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and that of the gospel will save it.” (Mark 8:34-35)
"The Blessed Book of Beasts" by Jonathan Scott. Eastern Christian Publications (Fairfax, Virginia, 2014). 221 pp., $19.95.
Eucharistia is Greek for ‘thanksgiving’