Fort Worth seminarian to chant Easter Sunday Gospel during papal Mass in St. Peter's Square

When the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) broadcasts the Papal Mass from St. Peter's Square on Easter Sunday morning, North Texas Catholics will have the opportunity to see one of their own seminarians on the altar.

Patrick: the saint who knew what it was like to be a slave

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — Many know that Saint Patrick, bishop and missionary to Ireland, was once a slave — but few know of his heartfelt plea on behalf of girls and boys abducted into slavery.

This Sunday, where will the millions of palms come from?

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — With Palm Sunday right around the corner, Catholics across the globe will soon be handed leaves as they walk into church. Some might fold them into elaborate little crosses. Kids will poke each other with them. But it's safe to say most won't know where they came from.

Get thee to a confessional: Pope goes and wants you to as well

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Go to confession. Soon.

For Pope Francis, the Year of Mercy is all about sharing the experience of God's mercy with others. But first, he wants people to experience it themselves, in the confessional.

Priest's mission starts with getting people to the dinner table

BALTIMORE (CNS) -- For Father Leo Patalinghug, faith and food go hand in hand, or in cooking terms, they blend; there is no trick to folding one into the other.