BELLINGHAM – Kathy Marques was delighted to discover a favorite spiritual guide while browsing through a Catholic bookstore recently.
SEATTLE – St. James Cathedral’s longest-serving pastor celebrated 50 years of priestly ministry on Sunday, Dec. 18. Father Michael G. Ryan, who became the eighth pastor of the cathedral in 1988, was ordained a priest on Dec. 17, 1966.
By now most of you are probably aware of the depressing statistics regarding the “nones,” that is to say, those in this country who claim no religious affiliation. The most recent survey showed that now fully one-fourth of Americans belong to no religion at all — that’s approximately 80,000,000 people. And among those in the 18-29 age group, the percentage…
Dear President-elect Trump: Unsolicited advice is said to be the best kind because it is the most easily ignored. But even if this letter accomplishes nothing else, at least it will help me focus my own thinking about what I expect from you as president.
"Shrinking the Monster: Healing the Wounds of Our Abuse," by Norbert Krapf. In Extenso Press (Munhall, Pennsylvania, 2016). 236 pp. $14.95.
Each year the pope blesses two lambs on the saint’s feast day; later their wool is used for archbishops’ palliums
WASHINGTON - The following books are suitable for Christmas giving: