Our Feature Articles

Our Feature Articles

Msgr. Publius Xuereb, 47 years a priest, has never lost sight of beauty surrounding Christ's Church

ALEDO — Monsignor Publius Xuereb, pastor of Holy Redeemer Church in Aledo, is a man in close communion with Christ and a litany of saints. That spiritual relationship has grown strong over the years not only through prayer, but with the skillful hands of a craftsman passionate about repairing statues of Holy figures.


What comes after 'yes': Preparing men for the priesthood in the Diocese of Fort Worth

As the Year of Consecrated Life comes to an end, we look at the beginning of consecrated life in the Diocese of Fort Worth: the years between saying “yes” to God’s call and receiving Holy Orders as a priest.


The Angel of Dachau: Pope Francis declares concentration camp priest a martyr

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Fr. Engelmar Unzeitig, a young priest with Czech roots serving in Germany and Austria, was arrested by the Nazis on April 21, 1941.


Iowa priest goes viral for celebrating Mass for snow-bound group

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) — Father Patrick Behm of Le Mars confessed to being overwhelmed by all the attention. "I'm just happy being a simple priest," he insisted.


This sword-wielding Samurai just moved closer to sainthood

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — The martyrdom of a 16th-century Samurai who died for his Catholic faith was approved this week by Pope Francis, making the Japanese warrior one among nine other causes that advanced toward sainthood.