Maisy Sullivan

Maisy Sullivan

Maisy Sullivan served as a summer intern for Catholic News Agency. At the time, she was a senior at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., majoring in philosophy.

Articles by Maisy Sullivan

Corpus Christi Sunday 2023: Inspiring words from the saints about the Eucharist

Jun 11, 2023 / 02:00 am

Corpus Christi Sunday falls on June 11 this year.

Trinity Sunday 2023: 10 illuminating quotes from the saints about the Holy Trinity

Jun 4, 2023 / 02:00 am

Trinity Sunday is observed on the Sunday after Pentecost.

Meet 7 of the best-known saints canonized by Pope Benedict XVI

Jan 2, 2023 / 14:00 pm

During his pontificate, Pope Benedict XVI beatified 870 people and canonized a total of 45 saints.

Uvalde students and families seek healing at Catholic Extension summer camp

Aug 1, 2022 / 06:33 am

“This week, we wanted the children and their families to know that we are praying for them, we love them, and that we will also take action for them. That’s what community is,” said Sister Delores Aviles.

House Republicans and Democrats come together to combat human trafficking

Jul 28, 2022 / 14:17 pm

The legislation would protect victims, prosecute perpetrators and prevent trafficking from occurring in the first place, says co-sponsor Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey.

Sydney McLaughlin gives ‘all the glory to God’ after smashing another world record in hurdles

Jul 28, 2022 / 09:41 am

After breaking her previous record set a month ago, she gave all credit to God in a social media post that has since gone viral with over 400,000 likes. 

Pro-life leaders condemn Rep. Matt Gaetz’s ‘hideous’ comments about abortion activists

Jul 26, 2022 / 16:12 pm

Gaetz used crude terms to denigrate the appearance of abortion supporters, prompting indignation from pro-life leaders.

Here’s how to receive a plenary indulgence July 24 on the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Jul 23, 2022 / 09:30 am

All it takes is a phone call, together with confession, Holy Communion, and prayer.

Ivana Trump receives traditional Catholic burial following funeral

Jul 22, 2022 / 11:50 am

The late Ivana Trump, a Catholic, received a traditional Catholic burial following her funeral on Wednesday.

Russell Crowe to star as the Vatican's chief exorcist in new film

Jul 20, 2022 / 14:11 pm

Actor Russell Crowe will star as the late Father Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican’s former chief exorcist, in an upcoming movie, “The Pope’s Exorcist.”

Ivana Trump's funeral to be held in Catholic church

Jul 19, 2022 / 16:40 pm

Ivana Trump’s memorial service to take place on Wednesday in Manhattan’s historic St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church.

Green Bay diocese issues gender identity policy consistent with biological sex

Jul 13, 2022 / 18:08 pm

The Diocese of Green Bay has added a clause to its education policy manual that prohibits the use of pronouns and wearing clothes that do not align with a person’s biological sex.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton shrine begins renovation of museum, visitor center

Jul 13, 2022 / 12:53 pm

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton broke ground last month on a renovation of its museum and visitor center, which is meant to transform the pilgrimage experiences of visitors for years to come.

Pastor says flames did not engulf tabernacle in arson attack on Catholic church in Maryland

Jul 12, 2022 / 14:56 pm

St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Parish in Bethesda, Maryland, was attacked on July 10.

Meet the 'Pro-Life Woman of the Year': Lauren Muzyka of Sidewalk Advocates for Life

Jul 9, 2022 / 07:00 am

Lauren Muzyka, president and CEO of pro-life group Sidewalk Advocates for Life (SAFL), was named Pro-Life Woman of the Year at the Pro-Life Women’s Conference held in Indianapolis last month.

Mississippi AG says state must 'strengthen the safety net' as abortion clinic closes

Jul 8, 2022 / 16:00 pm

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch said Thursday that now that legal abortion is banned in the state, it must act in a special way to support women and families.

U.S. bishops call for change after Highland Park shooting

Jul 7, 2022 / 17:00 pm

Following the July 4 shooting near Chicago, the U.S. bishops’ conference called for a continued push for change and noted its support for strengthened gun laws.

Rubio urges that Biden administration honor Hyde amendment regarding abortion travel

Jul 7, 2022 / 13:30 pm

Florida Senator Marco Rubio demanded Tuesday that the Biden administration clarify that it will not pay for federal employees’ sick leave while traveling for an abortion.

Women worldwide face sex-based religious persecution

Jul 6, 2022 / 17:00 pm

Religious women around the world suffer unique forms of violence and persecution because of their sex — and their ability to give birth to future generations. 

St. Maria Goretti: Remembering one of the youngest Catholic saints

Jul 5, 2022 / 15:00 pm

Catholics worldwide celebrate the feast day of one of the youngest saints on July 6: St. Maria Goretti.