Archive for October 15, 2022

A contemporary depiction of the First Vatican Council.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Vatican II is back in the news, which begs a question: What was Vatican I?

The First Vatican Council, held in 1869 and 1870 and left unfinished due to the capture of Rome, is regarded... Read more


By Edie Heipel

How can we suffer well? 10 quotes from St. Teresa of Ávila

Oct. 15, is the feast day of St. Teresa of Ávila, when the Catholic Church remembers the Spanish Carmelite reformer... Read more

Jesus Christ, Truly Present in the Holy Eucharist was lifted high in a Eucharistic procession through the streets of New York City Oct. 11.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

New Yorkers pause to encounter Christ in the Eucharist on the streets of Manhattan

The eucharistic procession traveled the 20-minute walk past Radio City Music Hall and the Rockefeller Center to St. Patrick’s Cathedral... Read more

Marina Khawand started Medonations in response to the economic crisis that is crippling the Lebanese economy.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

When there’s a problem, ‘we just pray’: Lebanese teen started charity to get medical care to poor

Marina Khawand, a 19-year-old woman from Beirut, says she never would have been able to help the thousands of ill... Read more

Maryvale from the air. The property is nearly 500 acres in size, and borders the Sheyenne River.?w=200&h=150

By Paul Braun / New Earth

A new beginning for Maryvale: Diocese of Fargo to assume operations at retreat center

Nestled among nearly 500 acres of woods and wilderness north of Valley City in North Dakota, the Maryvale Retreat Center... Read more

Pope Francis greets members of the international Catholic movement Communion and Liberation in St. Peter's Square Oct. 15, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to Communion and Liberation: ‘Preserve the unity’

Oct. 15 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Father Luigi Giussani, a theologian and public intellectual who founded... Read more