Mary Farrow

Mary Farrow

Mary Farrow worked as a staff writer for Catholic News Agency until 2020. She has a degree in journalism and English education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Articles by Mary Farrow

Hate group's presence shocks attendees at priest funeral

Jun 23, 2014 / 23:03 pm

Faithful who attended the funeral for Father Kenneth Walker were dismayed at the presence of picketers from the Westboro Baptist Church on June 20 near Paxico, Kansas.

Fraternity of Saint Peter celebrates life of slain Phoenix priest

Jun 21, 2014 / 20:39 pm

The twin steeples of Sacred Heart Catholic Church tower over the green summer cornfields just outside of Paxico, Kansas. 

Arizona community mourns, remembers slain priest

Jun 16, 2014 / 16:06 pm

The 105-degree heat did not deter parishioners and friends of Father Kenneth Walker from packing St. Catherine's in Phoenix to standing-room only for his Requiem Mass Monday, June 16.

Dorms for single moms hailed as vital pro-life effort

Jun 10, 2014 / 03:01 am

The all-women's College of St. Mary in Omaha, Neb. has something rare.

Bishop wows Georgia Catholics at baseball charity night

Jun 5, 2014 / 11:19 am

It's the first time the Savannah Sand Gnats have seen a standing ovation after the first pitch.

Local priest blazes pilgrimage across Wisconsin

Oct 27, 2013 / 16:06 pm

“Pray with Mary, walk with Jesus,” is the motto of Fr. Andrew Kurz, who just finished praying and walking 120 miles in the Wisconsin countryside as part of a new pilgrimage he dubbed “The Wisconsin Way.”

Parish outreach to young parents? There's an app for that

Jul 22, 2013 / 23:10 pm

Father John Belmonte noticed two things about the millennial generation – they were scarce in the pews, and they were always on their smartphones.

Past World Youth Day attendees recall finding vocations

Jul 21, 2013 / 15:30 pm

As huge crowds of youth flock to Rio de Janeiro for World Youth Day 2013, some participants from past years are currently living out vocations discovered at the global youth events.

Major news outlets' rejection of pro-life ad 'not surprising'

Jul 12, 2013 / 15:55 pm

Pro-life group Heroic Media is disappointed after several national newspapers refused to run, and labeled “too controversial,” an ad featuring a model of a 20-week old fetus held in a hand.

New generation of filmmakers to 'Impact Culture for Christ'

Jul 9, 2013 / 03:08 am

A group of filmmakers of the John Paul II generation, looking to spread the Gospel of Christ, is working to produce a new high-quality short film, called “Bandit,” in San Diego, Calif.

Movie aims to spark religious discernment for women

Jun 22, 2013 / 13:01 pm

A new film sprung from the recently launched Imagine Sisters movement in the U.S. hopes to portray the beauty and joy of religious life and inspire young women to consider religious vocations.

Surrogate pregnancy bill in DC draws criticism

Jun 8, 2013 / 17:06 pm

A lack of information about the dangers of surrogate pregnancy could soon allow the practice to become legal in Washington, D.C., warned the founder of one bioethics organization.