The Field Hospital: Landmark designation a potential mixed blessing for Bronx church; Virgin Mary statues decapitated in Boston-area parishes; Number of newly-baptized adults down in Pa. diocese.
Faith & Parish
The Field Hospital: Portland parishioners monitor air, soil, water quality after heavy metal hot spot discovery; Alberta community of 8,000 embraces family that fled Syria
Simply Spirit: A parish in Solon, Ohio, houses within its church original art depicting biblical scenes of Resurrection.
The Field Hospital: A New Jersey diocese responded to tragedy with a movement to serve those with developmental disabilities, which evolved into a large service organization.
The Peace Pulpit: "Through faith we establish a relationship with Jesus who is alive."
The Field Hospital: Pastors discuss Brussels attacks in Easter homilies; Tampa church heals after theft, former pastor's suicide; New pastor tells LGBT group to leave Ind. parish
A small c catholic: Those of us who are not clergy frequently contribute to the problem by mouthing theological inanities.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Fr. Ron Cioffi is pastor of St. Joseph Parish, which serves the local homebound and aids a parish in Haiti.
Faith and Justice: After insulating the pipes in the Jesuit residence where I live, my next project was to upgrade to more efficient light bulbs.
The appointment of Bernard Hebda as archbishop-designate of St. Paul-Minneapolis raises the question: Who will Hebda become as a now-rooted resident in the historically important archdiocese?