KAREN MAHONEY SPECIAL TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD Francis Pauc wasn’t sure what to expect when he reached the chilly U.S. border in El Paso, Texas, but reality was worse than he imagined and now he is unable to unsee those living on the other side of the border in impoverished conditions. Traveling this past October […]
Thirty-three Kenosha St Joseph Catholic Academy seniors and 10 chaperones, as well as theology teacher Fr. Todd Belardi, traveled to the Dominican Republic from Jan. 5-11.
The 47th annual March for Life marked the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, decisions that made abortion legal in all 50 states and have resulted in millions of lost lives. It’s estimated that this year the national gathering drew its largest crowd with hundreds of thousands of demonstrators flocking to the area for a three-day event.
The National Catholic School Mentor Program began with a conversation about Catholic school enrollment.
Associates of the Fond du Lac-based religious order of the Congregation of St. Agnes were able to see with their own eyes what it is like for persons attempting to enter the United States along the Arizona border.
Most Rev. David Albin Zywiec Sidor, OFM Cap., died Jan. 5 at the age of 72 at the Military Hospital in Managua, Nicaragua, about 200 miles southwest of the seat of his diocese of Siuna.
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Youth evangelization in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee concentrates on connecting young people to Jesus Christ, said Associate Director of Youth Evangelization Doug Ulaszek. Most young people experience this in peer groups of 20-30 through religious education classes or parish youth groups. The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) 2019 November event […]
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF In a stadium filled with students from across the country, the Blessed Sacrament was exposed on the altar built on the 50-yard line of the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Friday, Nov. 22. It started as a trickle: a few groups of students rose from their seats and walked […]
LAUREN ROACH CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF When Fr. Maher led a group from a Presbyterian College through the St. John of the Florentine Church in Italy, they asked him, “What’s the deal with the foot?” Around them, Catholics swarmed to venerate the golden foot of St. Mary Magdalene enclosed in a glass case. That foot is […]
COLLEEN JURKIEWICZ CATHOLIC HERALD STAFF Over the past two decades, the “a-ha” moment has happened in different ways and at different times for different people — but gradually, it’s happened for us all. Law enforcement, legislators, social workers and members of the American public alike have all come to realize two important truths when it […]