ST. LOUIS (CNS) -- "Ready to play some soccer?" Lori Chalupny asked the Holy Redeemer School fourth- and fifth-graders.The youngsters responded by quickly taking to the field at Nerinx Hall High School in Webster Groves, organized into groups for shooting, dribbling, and passing drills.
MARKA, Jordan (CNS) -- Hearing a beloved voice, a little boy hurriedly hobbled down the pale stone steps of the church hall to greet the priest with a tender hug.
Washington D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) -- Award-winning American author and devout Roman Catholic Flannery O’Connor will appear on a new postage stamp this summer, the U.S. postal service announced last week. The stamp is decorated with peacock feathers, a tribute to the family peacock farm in Georgia where O’Connor did much of her writing.
VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) - Pope Francis on several occasions has spoken of his strong devotion to the Little Flower saint as well as his habit of asking her for favors: favors, his former press secretary says, which have often come in the form of little miracles. One of those miracles came Aug. 7, 2010, when then-cardinal Bergoglio was accompanied by his press secretary, Federico Wals, to celebrate Mass honoring St. Cajetan on his feast day.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (CNA) - For over four centuries, a historical and iconic miraculous statue of Jesus Christ carrying his Cross has become an emblem of passion, struggle, and faith for Filipino Catholics. The life-size statue of Jesus is enshrined in the famous minor basilica popularly known as the Quiapo Church, located in the Archdiocese of Manila.