Take 5 with Father: Fueled by the Body of Christ

Meet Father Fernando Preciado, pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Granbury, and St. Rose of Lima Parish, Glen Rose, who says “Catholics have the most beautiful sacraments, especially the Eucharist.” He wants lapsed Catholics to know they will be welcomed back, and that “Jesus is here for you.”

The story of a grotto, a small town, and the intercession of Our Lady

WINDTHORST — Driving on Hwy. 281 through Windthorst, motorists can’t help but notice St. Mary Church towering on a hill after seeing miles of flat green pastures dotted with black and white dairy cows.

This pro-life talk at Google's headquarters was a hit

A pro-life activist walks into Google’s headquarters and delivers a speech so compelling that within 24 hours, the online video of it surpassed a similar speech given by the head of Planned Parenthood.

Author says Rosary 'can help us achieve peace in the world'

Why do Catholics pray the Rosary? The history of the Rosary traces to the 13th century. It is believed that Mary gave St. Dominic the Rosary to rescue the church from the Albigensian heresy.

Charting change: Vatican statistics track Church health indicators

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The health of the Catholic Church can be measured in many ways, and the Vatican has a special office just for that purpose.