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by Kate Olivera, Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Sep 11, 2021 / 10:12 am On a September morning, twenty years ago, Tom Colucci was in his car driving home, weary after working the overnight shift at a firehouse in Lower Manhattan. Then, at 8:46am, he got a call. The city was
by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Jul 26, 2021 / 06:01 am In preparation for Mass, priests make ready the sacred vessels, linens, and vestments that they use. Afterward, they take care to clean up. Every action they take, every word they say, stresses the importance of the Mass. Two priests
by Joe Bukuras Fall River, Mass., Jul 20, 2021 / 18:19 pm A seminarian and former graphic designer has created the Auspice Maria website as an initiative of the new evangelization. John Garabedian, a seminarian of the Diocese of Fall River, told CNA his goal is “to present old truths
Editor’s Note: Father Joseph Beckman passed away on Monday, July 19. Funeral Arrangements are pending. This article appeared in our Bicentennial Edition. World War II veteran. Journalist. Advocate for the poor. World traveler. As he approaches his 100 birthday, Father Joseph Beckman, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s oldest living priest, reflects
Mercedes Geib, Barton, WI EDUCATION 1940 — St. Agnes High School; Fond du Lac, WI; high school diploma 1943-59 — Alverno College; Milwaukee, WI; several credits in music 1946 — St. Norbert College; De Pere, WI; Certificate, Ward Method of Music 1951 — St. John; Collegeville, MN; Certification as Choirmaster
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 1, 2021 / 10:00 am Pope Francis has asked people to pray throughout June for young people preparing for the life-long journey of marriage. “Getting married and sharing one’s life is something beautiful,” Pope Francis said in a video message published June 1. “It
by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., May 30, 2021 / 17:00 pm Retired Army Col. Cameron Song Sellers served his country, and now, he’s serving God. Sellers spoke with EWTN News In Depth on Friday, ahead of Memorial Day, about his extraordinary faith journey. Now in his fifties, he is studying
Seven men from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati were ordained to the priesthood on May 15, 2021 at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral Basilica. Fathers Aaron Hess, Edward Hoffmann, Louis Jacquemin, Michael Kapolka, Anthony Marcelli, Scott Morgan and Elijah Puthoff.
Brother Josiah Kimani’s journey to his Final Oath with the Glenmary Home Missioners has taken him around the world. The Nyahururu, Kenya, native made stops in the Philippines and Qatar before reaching his ultimate destination as a missioner to rural America. Josiah will profess his Final Oath at 10:30 a.m.
by Susie Bergman Three Mothers of Priests from the Northern Archdiocese Share their Stories In northern Mercer County, nestled in a rural region of rich farmland, a different kind of fruitfulness has flourished. The Coldwater Cluster of Parishes, comprised of St. Mary, St. Anthony and Holy Trinity Churches, has produced