Preparing for the dedication of St. Joseph School and Education Center, Msgr. James Lyons, pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Hanover, said he couldn’t be more proud of the parish community.
Bishop William Waltersheid, Auxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh, returned to one of his diocesan roots on Aug. 13 to give thanks for the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.
On the grounds and in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church, located on the serene mountaintop overlooking the abandoned, desolate borough of Centralia, the second annual Call to Prayer Pilgrimage will be held Sunday, August 27.
Pope Francis has approved a fourth pathway to possible sainthood – giving one’s life in a heroic act of loving service to others.
Forty-two percent of the men and women pursuing a religious vocation in the United States are prevented from entering because of outstanding debt.
This past June, a priest friend and I made a pilgrimage of over 275 km (170 miles) in 10 days across Spain to the city of Santiago de Compostela, where tradition has it that the remains of the Apostle St. James the Great lie.