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.

After initial outrage, details of students' exchange emerge

WASHINGTON (CNS) — An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media the following day, but the immediate accusations that the students showed racist behavior have been stepped back as more details of the entire situation have emerged.

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.