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by Christine Rousselle Wichita, Kan., Sep 25, 2021 / 16:40 pm The remains of Servant of God Fr. Emil Kapaun returned to his hometown of Pilsen, Kansas on Saturday, ahead of his formal funeral Mass on Wednesday, Sept. 29. The arrival in Kansas marks the conclusion of a 70-year journey

Their ministry is one of presence, prayer and bringing Christ’s love and comfort to others. The team of six chaplains in the Department of Pastoral Care at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati fills these roles daily. According to Austin Schafer, manager for Mission and Pastoral Care for the Good Samaritan

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Aug 31, 2021 / 11:04 am The Harvard Catholic Center on Monday clarified reports of the university’s new atheist “chief chaplain,” saying the position is administrative and will not affect the center’s Catholic mission. Last week the New York Times announced that Greg Epstein, an

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., May 31, 2021 / 05:01 am The archbishop of the Archdiocese for the Military Services says that the military is the “largest single source of vocations to the priesthood” in the United States. Ahead of Memorial Day weekend, Archbishop Timothy Broglio spoke with EWTN News

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

Washington D.C., May 29, 2021 / 05:00 am Two military chaplains are embracing their vocation to serve God by ministering to those who serve their country. In anticipation of Memorial Day, two U.S. military chaplains spoke with EWTN News In Depth on May 28: Fr. Jim Hinkle, a Navy chaplain,

by Sister Eileen Connelly When Father Rob Waller boarded Holland America Lines MS Westerdam in mid-January for a cruise to Southeast Asia, he anticipated a great adventure. What he didn’t anticipate was a COVID-19 scare that would ultimately lead to a unique bonding and prayer experience for the passengers and

By Julie Asher Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Father Ben Garrett said he has “never felt more useful in my life” as a priest than as a Navy chaplain meeting the pastoral and sacramental needs of service members. “Being a priest in the military is extremely fulfilling,” he said. “Not