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by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, May 14, 2020 / 02:00 am MT (CNA).- When Jesus rose from the dead three days after the crucifixion, he appeared for 40 days thereafter to his apostles and many of his other followers in his physical, glorified body. And that glorified body, while it

by Rebecca Sontag Oh, wait! Somebody just pulled up. It’s a white SUV. They haven’t gotten out yet, but they’re still there. They’re definitely looking.” Deacon Chuck Wright, the director of evangelization and catechesis at St. John the Baptist Church in Tipp City, quickly jerked the cord pulling up the blinds

By Jonah McKeown Houston, Texas, Nov 17, 2019 / 03:05 am (CNA).- It took a Catholic evangelist just three days to raise the funds online for an apologetics and faith formation curriculum to distribute to prisons— a place where he says Biblical apologetics are sorely needed. Michael Gormley, host of

In Today’s Video, Father Casey looks at Moral theology which is a complicated subject in the Catholic Church. It’s not enough to look just at one’s actions. We must also consider intentions and circumstances.

By Erin Schurenburg Thirty five years ago, when native Ohioans Joanie and Thomas Burkhardt moved to California with their four young children, aged 3 to 9 years old, Bible Camp at their new parish of St. Hedwig was the first church event they experienced. The fellowship of the camp enveloped

The graduation of the first generation of Hispanic catechists from the archdiocese’s Latino catechetical certification program was celebrated Nov. 3 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr presided at the liturgy, which marked the completion of a two-and-half-year course of online study for the 16

“Daddy, why is the priest dressed like Jesus?” Do you remember that question? I used it in the very first article introducing this column, as an example of a teaching moment we could seize.       It dawned on me recently that we could challenge ourselves and ask an even

The archdiocese’s new online certification program for catechists, Vocare, will launch this month for Catholic parish catechists, principals and teachers. Developed over 18 months after five years of researching how to best deliver catechetical training in the archdiocese, Vocare (pronounced “voh-CAHR-ay”) will add ongoing formation to one-time training. It will

Father Earl Fernandes
Dear Father: What’s the purpose of a homily? Is it to reflect on the scriptures, to teach or give catechism, to talk about the saint of the day or current events?  Dear Reader: The answer to your questions can be found in recent church documents. Your question deals with the

Dear Father: Am I crazy? I mean, my friends think I’m crazy because I won’t let my kids have a phone or an iPad. I want them to run around and play and not look at a screen all the time. People look at me as if I’m crazy. What