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St. Monica Is the mother of convert St. Augustine. She is the patron saint of alcoholics, conversion, wives and mothers. St. George Is the patron of farmers, soldiers, archers, equestrians, chivalry, skin diseases and shepherds. A triptych of the saint from the church fits exactly on the building’s only remaining undecorated

The Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, on November 24, 2019, was like no other. The Most Rev. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr  offered Mass to solemnly enthrone Our Lord Jesus on the altar and proclaim Him King of the Universe and King of America. All were invited

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – 7:30 pm THE KING’S SINGERS For over fifty years the renowned King’s Singers have been delighting audiences around the world with their charm, wit, and incomparable musicianship. From medieval to renaissance, romantic to contemporary, folk and pop, their repertoire is all encompassing. Hear this celebrated

by Katie Sciba She was 19 years old when she found out she was pregnant. Afraid of disappointing her parents, Sarah* and her boyfriend decided to abort their child. “We were in quick and then the baby was gone,” she said, “and it was something I never talked about.” Sarah

By Wayne Topp For many young adults, parishes are an enigma. They experience them as young children, and some may have been involved in their high school youth group. Then they went off to college. Half of those involved teenagers stayed engaged in their faith, while others simply “took a

Gail and Scott have a son who started exhibiting difficult behaviors by the age of three. As he grew, he showed an assortment of extreme issues such as defiance, agitation, high anxiety and even delusions. Getting him to attend school and do homework became increasingly difficult, and ultimately he was

By Erin Schurenberg An important action before us as Catholics is to talk about our faith and take back our story,” said Deacon Nathan Beiersdorfer on his faith-based podcast, “The First Word.” “Taking back the story” could describe the trajectory of Nathan’s own Catholic journey. After graduating in 1995 from

By Margaret Swensen When I spoke with Paul Melia on the phone in July, I told him I wanted him to be the first featured artist in what I hoped would become a series of videos on Catholic artists living and working within the archdiocese. He humbly accepted and warned

By John Stegeman When Miley Azbill, 17, took the stage Nov. 23 in front of 3,000 young Catholics, she wasn’t nervous. Dressed in a “Serve like Teresa” sweatshirt, sweatpants, a knee brace and carrying a borrowed guitar, the teen wowed the crowd with her original song, “Revealed,” winning NCYC’s Top

John Leyendecker lived a prodigal lifestyle before his conversion to Catholicism in 1999. He sought fulfillment in drugs, alcohol and unchaste relationships. From that place of brokenness, John shares what Jesus Christ has done in his life. Sharing the truth of Christ and His Church in numerous venues over the