by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Jul 22, 2020 / 08:30 am MT (CNA).- A Spanish teenager with an intellectual disability received an encouraging letter from Pope Francis after walking the Camino de Santiago this month. Álvaro Calvente, 15, walked the traditional pilgrimage route with his father and a family friend.
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 13, 2020 / 03:37 am MT (CNA).- Amid the worldwide panic surrounding coronavirus and lockdowns, as well as protests and unrest in many parts of the country in recent weeks, it can be easy for people of any faith to ask: Where is God?
From EWTN News Nightly, May 6, 2020 Carson Kissell is a remarkable young man. Despite the fact he suffers from a very painful skin condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa, he always has a smile on his face and has great faith. Carson also broadcasts live on Facebook every day, praying the
CNA Staff, Apr 11, 2020 / 01:50 pm (CNA).- Famed Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli will livestream on Easter Sunday a solo concert from the Santa Maria Nascente Cathedral in Milan. The performer says he aims to send a message of hope, love, and healing to the world amid the global coronavirus
By Perry West Denver, Colo., Mar 21, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The policy of social distancing means that the newly-homebound are seeing less of coworkers than they did just weeks ago. They’re seeing fewer friends too. But they might be seeing a lot more of their family, or their
Father Mike Schmitz takes a look at Hope in the New Year. It’s hard to believe, yet we’re already in the 14th day of 2020. With each new year come new hopes, new plans, and new opportunities. Father Mike points out that this optimism and this “spirit” of New Year’s is
Composer and pianist Eric Genuis played hope and grace into existence before a crowd of more than 50 inmates at Lebanon Correctional Institution on Oct. 23. The concert, organized by Marty Arlinghaus, director of prison ministry for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, was part of Genuis’ “Concerts for Hope” series. Genuis
It was the weekend following a difficult week – a chance to be with my family, to soak in the joy and innocence of life through the eyes of my children. On Sunday, as I got out of bed and began to ready myself for the morning routine, I saw
There are many great ways to describe hope, but Fr. Mike defines it as “trust in another extended into the future.” He recalls two stories from the Gospels that exemplify what hope is not. When Peter denied Christ, and when the two travelers on the road to Emmaus abandoned their