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by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 10, 2021 / 20:44 pm Sister Maris Stella once served her country. Now, she’s dedicating her life to serving God. “I served in the Navy and I tasted many of the good things that this world had to offer,” Sister Maris Stella of …

For many, practicing the Catholic faith is a given. Their families were Catholic, they were baptized Catholics and they continued living out their faith as they grew up and established their own families. Others, however, choose to become Catholic and embrace what it means to be a member of this …

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.