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Several verses in the Bible allude to whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith. For Father Sean Wilson, his dedication to prayer and faith led to his priestly ordination five years ago. Father Wilson noted that becoming a priest started as an idea, slowly becoming

U.S. Franciscan Father Michael Perry, minister general of the Order of Friars Minor, embraces Pope Francis during his 2013 visit to Assisi, Italy. Ineffective budgetary oversight and "questionable" financial activities have plunged the Order of Friars Minor into significant debt and an extremely serious financial situation, Father Perry said. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
By CNA Staff Vatican City, Jul 17, 2021 / 05:00 am Pope Francis urged members of the Order of Friars Minor on Saturday to seek renewal as they face “the challenges of declining numbers and aging.” In a message to participants of the order’s general chapter in Rome on July

Mangen, Sister Maureen, 86, died peacefully on July 11 at Maria Joseph Center Dayton, Ohio under the care of hospice. She was born April 1935 near Frenchtown, Ohio, and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood Dayton, Ohio August 30, 1951. For 70 years she faithfully served God and His

When Teresa Harshbarger created a rosary for her niece’s wedding 18 years ago, little did she dream she was answering a call. “The day I showed it to my mom, she very quietly said, ‘I have a feeling you’re going to be making lots of rosaries.’” To Harshbarger’s surprise, one

Father William Bishop (1885-1953) • William Bishop was born in Washington, D.C. to an affluent family and was gifted a chalice from a Justice of the Supreme Court at his ordination for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. • While serving in a parish for 22 years, Father Bishop grew in desire

Founder of the Albertine Brothers and Sisters, and one of the saints who inspired the vocation of the young Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II was born on August 20, 1845 in (near Kraków) as Adam Hilary Bernard Chmielowski. Born into a wealthy and aristocratic family, Adam was

By CNA Staff Brussels, Belgium, Jun 3, 2021 / 05:15 am For the first time in 200 years, beer is being brewed at a historic Catholic abbey in Belgium. The Grimbergen Abbey Brewery opened on May 27 at Grimbergen Abbey near the Belgian capital, Brussels. The Norbertine monastery, founded in

by Jessica Rinaudo Entrepreneurs have many sources of inspiration when launching a new product or jumping into a new endeavor, and Kathleen West is no exception. Her inspiration is rooted in the divine and her vocation as a mother. West, and her husband, Ben, are from opposite sides of the

CNA Staff, Apr 25, 2021 / 04:25 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis ordained nine men to the priesthood on Sunday, urging them to be shepherds like Christ throughout their priestly lives. In a largely off-the-cuff homily in St. Peter’s Basilica April 25, he told them that they would share in

Washington D.C., Mar 18, 2021 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Darren Stern, a Catholic HVAC repairman near Baltimore, Maryland, is not shy about sharing his faith with customers. In an interview with EWTN News In Depth that aired on March 10, Stern talked about how he provides customers with a