What Catholics are doing to help victims of predatory loans

WASHINGTON (CNA) — As the federal government considers regulating the infamous “payday loan” industry, Catholics are already acting to help borrowers saddled with loan debt.

Mother Maria of Jesus Crucified, beloved prioress of local Carmelites, dies at 82

ARLINGTON — Reverend Mother Maria of Jesus Crucified, OCD, the former Patricia Ann Brinkley, passed away May 6 — 54 years plus one day since receiving the Carmelite habit in 1962. She was 82.

NFP instructors see growing demand; June 9 event to provide details on becoming practitioner

FORT WORTH — For Nicole Havrilla, it’s not easy having to decline a potential client or send them elsewhere else for help.