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New Eastside day center will serve homeless families

KIRKLAND – Two Eastside parishes and Catholic Community Services of Western Washington are joining with other faith communities to open a day center for families experiencing homelessness.


Learn the secret of lasting joy from the elderly

In May I was asked to offer a spiritual reflection at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast. I used my moment in the spotlight to share three pieces of advice that helped carry me through the weeks surrounding our appearance at the U.S. Supreme Court: Dare to be of good cheer. See Christ in each person...

Sister Constance Veit


From marshy to manicured: Gardens' gruesome past grows into green haven

VATICAN CITY - Today's lush and immaculately manicured Vatican Gardens were once just a sprawl of mosquito-infested swamps, clay hillsides and hardy grape vines.