Our Feature Articles

Our Feature Articles

Media-savvy bishop-designate is appointed in Los Angeles

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In an era where Catholics are pretty much an afterthought on television, the sight of any cleric on the small screen almost immediately evokes thoughts of "the next Bishop Sheen" — the 1950s prime-time inspirational program host Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

For those considering religious life, Vocation Awareness Program provides answers, community

Eighteen-year-old Joseph didn’t spend June 26-28 weekend going to the beach or Six Flags with friends. Instead of enjoying typical summer amusements, the St. Andrew parishioner packed a bag and traveled to the University of Dallas in Irving to take part in a Vocation Awareness Program (VAP).

Feeling God's presence in illness, sharing God's presence through courage

People respond differently to life-changing adversity. Some shake their fist at the heavens and cry, “Why me?” Others may wallow in despair and become depressed, reclusive or mean-spirited.

Long-time RCIA, outreach ministry leader Alice Curran retires

You never know how many lives a simple postcard can touch. When Alice Curran responded to a mailed advertisement for a new religious studies program at Canisius College several decades ago, the Buffalo, New York native had no idea the experience would lead to a life-long career helping others encounter Christ.

Fr. Kyle Walterscheid left his work in structural engineering to draw up roadmaps to Heaven

If you drive the highways and byways of Fort Worth, chances are you regularly travel over several of the 50 bridges in the area designed by Father Kyle Walterscheid, pastor of St. John Paul II University Parish in Denton.