Francesca Pollio Fenton

Francesca Pollio Fenton

Francesca is the Social Media Manager for Catholic News Agency. She received her degree in Communications with an emphasis in Digital Media from the University of Colorado - Denver.

Articles by Francesca Pollio Fenton

Catholic speaker Leah Darrow combines life on the farm with cultivating one’s faith

Jan 28, 2023 / 07:00 am

In a new video series, Darrow welcomes viewers into her home and shares what inspired her family to leave the hustle and bustle of the city for farm life.

Skull of St. Thomas Aquinas unveiled for 700th anniversary of his canonization

Jan 28, 2023 / 05:00 am

The skull of St. Thomas Aquinas has arrived at the Dominican Convent of Toulouse, France, and placed in a new reliquary.

Watch the March for Life in a 30-second video

Jan 23, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Watch the entire march in the same time it takes to say two Our Fathers.

As it happened: The March for Life 2023

Jan 20, 2023 / 07:11 am

This year’s march on Friday, Jan. 20, will be the first March for Life held in a post-Roe America.

‘Catholics Got Talent?’: Competition invites musicians to promote zeal for the Eucharist

Jan 18, 2023 / 16:00 pm

The musical competition is one facet of the multiyear National Eucharistic Revival.

7 things to know about March for Life keynote speaker Jonathan Roumie of ‘The Chosen’

Jan 18, 2023 / 10:21 am

The actor who portrays Jesus on the popular TV series is one of the featured speakers at this year's March for Life in D.C.

Oldest person in the world, French Catholic nun Sister Andre, dies at 118

Jan 17, 2023 / 18:05 pm

Sister Andre Randon, a French nun and the oldest person in the world, has passed away at the age of 118. 

Filming of ‘The Passion of the Christ’ sequel set to begin this spring

Jan 15, 2023 / 10:00 am

The film “The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection” will focus on the days immediately following Christ’s crucifixion.

How one book is helping Catholic parents raise saints through the sleepless nights

Jan 14, 2023 / 10:00 am

Many new parents might not realize how having a baby can affect their spiritual lives. “The Prayer Book for Tired Parents” can help.

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of January 

Jan 10, 2023 / 09:55 am

“I would like to propose that educators add new content to their teaching: fraternity,” the Holy Father said.

Where does the Feast of the 7 Fishes Christmas Eve tradition come from?

Dec 24, 2022 / 10:00 am

The feast stems from the southern part of Italy and spans generations.

Michigan Catholic high school teacher makes it onto ‘Jeopardy!’

Dec 11, 2022 / 07:30 am

While he didn’t make it all the way to the end, the Latin teacher at Sacred Heart Academy in Grand Rapids did score big with his students.

Celebrate the joy of the season with ‘The Great Big Christmas Show’

Dec 10, 2022 / 07:30 am

Join Father David Michael Moses and other Catholic social media personalities on Dec. 12 for this livestreamed Christmas variety show.

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for December

Dec 1, 2022 / 12:10 pm

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of December is for volunteer not-for-profit organizations.

Pray with the cast of ‘The Chosen’ this Advent season on Hallow

Nov 29, 2022 / 16:30 pm

This Advent, Hallow, a Catholic meditation and prayer app, invites us to dive further into the journey that led to Christ’s birth.

Christmas 2022: Small Catholic businesses offer meaningful gifts for all

Nov 26, 2022 / 10:00 am

To help you check off your gift list this year, we’ve put together a list of Catholic businesses that offer meaningful gifts for your loved ones.

Advent 2022: Check out some of our favorite Advent calendars for 2022

Nov 20, 2022 / 11:00 am

The U.S. bishops’ conference says Advent calendars “can help you fully enter into the season ... to prepare you spiritually for the birth of Jesus Christ.”

These college students started a coffee business that was inspired by a prayer

Nov 12, 2022 / 08:00 am

When Madeleine Sri and Caden Bennett met as students at Benedictine College, little did they know they would become co-owners of a thriving business.

Catechism in a Year podcast seeks to deepen the faith of Catholics and non-Catholics alike

Nov 6, 2022 / 10:00 am

Hosted by Father Mike Schmitz, the Catechism in a Year podcast is set to launch on Jan. 1, 2023.

Watch the new trailer for Season 3 of ‘The Chosen’

Oct 22, 2022 / 07:00 am

The official trailer for the highly anticipated third season of “The Chosen” is out and packed with emotional moments.