Matthew Johnston: The ‘fatherhood’ of the priesthood
At that time in my life, my priorities were a little skewed.
Although my faith was important to me, sports were what really motivated me.
Even knowing that, God was still working behind the scenes in a supernatural way. It was on mission trip in Mexico between my sophomore and junior year of high school that I had an experience of God putting a question on my heart:
“What would it be like to be a priest?”
Englehardt, mother of 7, is Regina Matrum recipient
Valerie Englehardt is so passionately Catholic, her children’s earliest memories are of cuddling with their mother every night to recount the day’s blessings and kneeling alongside her to say “The Shepherd’s Prayer.” In the morning, they would be awakened by the sound of their mother singing the prayer “Good Morning, Dear Jesus.”
Schools plan to standardize grade levels
Wanting to strengthen the bond between our “family of Catholic schools” in the future, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has spent more than two years studying the 85 Catholic elementary and high schools in the archdiocese in order to formulate a strategic plan.
‘Entombed’ Jesus gets overhaul at St. Alphonsus
Sculptural representations of Jesus’ lifeless body typically show him nailed to the cross, his head bowed down, or cradled in the arms of his mother, just after the crucifixion.
School superintendent speaks about school safety
National director: Rural Catholics face challenges
As the executive director of the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, Jim Ennis sees more clearly than most the issues that challenge rural Catholic communities.