Marian Malonson has been fighting for social justice and against the death penalty for years. Still, she was stunned to learn she is the recipient of the 2015 Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen Humanitarian Award, given by Catholic Community Services of Western Washington.
BURLINGTON – Jose Ortiz of St. Charles Parish in Burlington is a fixture in the Skagit Valley, where he has helped farmworkers and youth for more than 30 years.
SEATTLE – Nearly 500 junior high students from all over the archdiocese packed into the O’Dea High School gym March 7 for a day of fun, worship and a chance to get inspired about their faith.
In college I wrote a medical ethics paper on a play entitled "Whose Life Is It Anyway?" That old paper came to mind recently when I learned that the campaign for physician-assisted suicide has been gaining momentum. The renewed push to legalize “aid in dying,” or “death with dignity,” as various groups euphemistically call it...
Sister Constance Veit
While undergoing treatment for cancer for the past six months, I worked on a reduced schedule. The medical treatments, while somewhat debilitating, left me still enough health and energy to carry on the administrative duties in my present ministry, but they didn't allow me any extra energy to teach classes or to offer any lectures, workshops or retreats at outside…
A man I know was walking his dog when a neighbor woman approached him and inquired about his wife. Not having seen her out and about in quite some time, the lady wondered: Was she well?
NEW YORK - Forget the Avengers. The coolest Marvel-related character this year is Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, better known to the world as St. John XXIII.
"Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? ... and Other Questions From the Astronomers' Inbox at the Vatican Observatory" by Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno and Jesuit Father Paul Mueller. Image (New York, 2014). 293 pp., $25.