Life on the margins

St. Andrew was a realist. Tasked with feeding a crowd of thousands, the apostle said to Jesus, “There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two fish, but what are these for so many people?” (John 6:9)

Three insights into individuals experiencing homelessness

My conversations with individuals experiencing homelessness were limited to a few words through a car window or a “hello” in passing.

Take 5 with Father: Universal Messenger

Meet Father Philip Brembah, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Arlington, who says "it doesn’t matter where you come from or where you live, we all gather around the same table, the altar of sacrifice of the Lord."

Mercy unchained: How priests and deacons minister to imprisoned Catholics

When Father Richard Collins walks into one of the county, state, or federal prisons served by the Diocese of Fort Worth, he doesn’t worry about the welcome he’ll receive.

Dog's job at Oregon Catholic hospital: Comforting kids in emergency room

PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — Wrangler doesn't have an MD and he can't write prescriptions, but he works hard to help children who are injured or ill and often scared.