SILVER SPRING, Md. (CNS) — When Thea LaFond, a parishioner at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Silver Spring, found out she would be headed to the Olympics, the first thing she did was thank God and ask: "How did you do this, God? How did this happen?"
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Skip Rodgers was driving to Mass on a peaceful Sunday, admiring Denver's snow-capped peaks glinting in the morning sun, when he realized it could all be different.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Four years ago, at age 15, swimmer Katie Ledecky won Olympic gold in the women's 800-meter freestyle.
PITTSBURGH (CNS) -- Epitomizing their motto, "Unity and Charity," 800 members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas gathered July 20-24 in downtown Pittsburgh for their national convention.
BROWNING, Mont. (CNS) -- Helena Bishop George L. Thomas said at a special Mass for Native Americans that mercy may not "come easily," but "it's a gift that sets our hearts free."