Dorian Kernytsky, a Philadelphia-area Ukrainian Catholic, has been making hundreds of rugged, stainless steel rosaries for troops in Ukraine, hoping to provide solace amid the horrors of the current war with Russia
Rosary project supplies ‘long-range, heart-changing weapons’ to Ukraine
Welcoming migrants, refugees is first step toward peace, pope says
The Vatican audience hall March 18 was filled with individuals and families from many countries at war or affected by severe humanitarian emergencies, such as Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Congo, Libya and Ukraine.
New ministries take Christ to abuse survivors to promote healing from their trauma
A homebound ministry for victim-survivors of clergy abuse to receive the Eucharist and a support group for employees of faith-based institutions who experienced abuse are now offered through the archdiocesan Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment (OMSSE).
At Miami parish, Christ of Mercy sculpture depicts Jesus’ Calvary
This life-size and realistic image of Jesus Christ crucified during his last hours of the Passion was carved in cedar by renowned Spanish sculptor Juan Manuel Miñarro, a scholar of the Shroud of Turin and the Sudarium of Oviedo.
A heart filled with scorn, vain presumption is a ticket to hell, pope says
The service marked the start of the worldwide celebration of “24 Hours for the Lord,” a period when at least one church in every diocese was invited to be open all night — or at least for extended hours — for confession and eucharistic adoration.
Is the priest listening to you? Indian diocese surveys families for synod
The Diocese of Alleppey has more than two dozen small Christian communities, and leaders of those communities trained about 70 members of the diocesan synod team.
Bishops find Catholic disciples, evangelizers with ‘deep spiritual thirst’ on San Quentin death row
The visit to death row “was especially heart-wrenching, but even there, I saw a desire for a deeper spiritual life,” he said in a reflection on the March 7 visit shared by the California Catholic Conference in a March 14 email newsletter.
Catholics help meet spiritual, material needs of stable workers at Arkansas horse track
Parishes supply Chaplaincy rogra with items for the spiritual and temporal needs of those in the stable area at Oaklawn Park horse track.