In Profile: Dina Beach, Assistant Director of Latino Catechesis Attributes Miracle and Faith to Her Survival
by Eileen Connelly, OSU Holy Spirit, breathe in me. Breathe in me.” That was Dina Beach’s prayer immediately following a devastating car accident last July 13, as she sat amid the wreckage. Months later, after a slow, and often painful, recovery, accompanied by steadfast prayer, Beach, assistant director of Latino …
UD’s Virtual Learning Program Goes Global: Wealth of Online Courses Makes Catechesis Accessible Anywhere
by John LeComte Pope Saint John Paul II ‘s Apostolic Letter for the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000, Novo Millennio Ineunte, in which he called the Church to “put out into the deep” (Lk 5:4) was the inspiration for founding the University of Dayton’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith …
Throwback Thursday: First catechists graduate from Camina Con Cristo
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 …
Ants lead woman to Comboni lay missionary vocation
By Mary Bertollini For The Catholic Telegraph Ants pushed Maria Bernardina “Dina” Beach into missionary life. Yes, ants. She studied them as part of her undergraduate studies and was intrigued by their sense of hard work, community and care for one another.