By Richard Meek, Contributing Writer ST. AMANT, La. – Emotion, fueled by centuries of oppression but buoyed with the idealism of hope, permeated the
By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Carrying Pope Paul VI’s pastoral staff and wearing the blood-stained belt of Archbishop Oscar Romero
The Sisters of the Holy Family have well-documented the life of their foundress, Venerable Henriette Delille, while traveling the ongoing road to her possible
Celebrating Mass in a stole and chasuble worn by St. John Paul II during his 1987 visit to New Orleans, Father Patrick Wattigny told students at Pope John Paul II High in Slidell that their school’s newly canonized namesake had more “cred” than most when he urged the people of the Communist world to “be not afraid.”
On the very day Blessed John Paul II is declared a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, some lucky person will go home with an artwork showing the holy father in the twilight of his life – his head bowed in prayer, his eyes crinkled shut, his hands clasped firmly on his famously simple crozier.