At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, when face-to-face visits were difficult or impossible, many members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul relied on phone calls or electronic means to connect critical services and resources with those who needed them the most.
Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago has pledged the archdiocese’s support for city efforts to respond to busloads of migrants arriving from the southern border at the direction of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, simultaneously calling Abbott’s actions “unbecoming of any elected official.”
The annual Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Sept. 1 launched the new school year for students and faculty members at The Catholic University of America.
During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the community of Adrian Dominican Sisters was a microcosm of the suffering and loss inflicted by the coronavirus. Of the 219 residents at the sisters' motherhouse in Adrian, 14 passed away from COVID-19 in the pandemic's first year.
Chamon Williams remembers the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Ida in 2021, and how Catholic Charities of Jackson, Mississippi helped the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux then. Now, she is returning the favor as a water crisis hits Mississippi’s capital city.
A new documentary has been released on the life and legacy of Mother Teresa that filmmakers hope will not only inspire those already familiar with the Albanian saint, but also younger generations who are less familiar with her.
Nearly every parent's biggest worry is how to provide for the health, safety and welfare of their children. It's a concern that takes many forms: getting them to school safely and back again, serving them the best food and housing them safely. More and more, knowing -- really, not knowing -- what their child may be doing online is a key worry.
Marianite Sister Suellen Tennyson, who was kidnapped from the convent of her educational and medical mission in Yalgo, Burkina Faso, in early April, has been found alive and is safe after nearly five months of captivity, a congregational leader of the Marianites said Aug. 30.