Jim Graves

Jim Graves

Jim Graves is a Catholic writer and editor living in Newport Beach, California. He previously served as Managing Editor for the Diocese of Orange Bulletin, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Orange, California. His work has appeared in the National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, Cal Catholic Daily and Catholic World Report.

Articles by Jim Graves

PHOTOS: ‘A glimpse into heaven’: Bishop to dedicate new Catholic church at Texas A&M

Jul 26, 2023 / 11:36 am

Catholic “Aggies” will now have a new place of worship where they can “encounter Christ through art and architecture.”

Western Pennsylvania diocese invites Ukrainian refugees to visit — and permanently stay

Jul 23, 2023 / 07:00 am

The initiative, funded by Catholic Charities, is being led by Greensburg Diocese’s Bishop Larry Kulick in partnership with Archbishop Borys Gudziak.  

Benedictines in the U.S. return to organ building

Jul 15, 2023 / 07:00 am

Saint John’s Abbey Woodworking will join forces with Abbey Organ Builders to build organs and serve as a school for artisans.

Catholic churches are buying pre-owned pipe organs to enhance their liturgies

Jun 24, 2023 / 07:00 am

While in some parts of the country church organs are being removed, destroyed, or sold, in other places they are increasingly in demand. 

Meet the 6 American Black Catholics who are on the road to sainthood

Feb 28, 2023 / 12:55 pm

At the end of Black History Month, Catholics would do well to recall that there are currently six African American Catholics who are on the path to sainthood.

Servant of God Mother Mary Lange and the rich history of Black Catholic religious orders

Feb 28, 2023 / 10:00 am

Two centuries ago, Mary Elizabeth Lange emigrated to the United States from Cuba and joined a friend to offer free education to Baltimore’s Black children.

Walk for Life West Coast and OneLife LA 2023 proclaim: ‘Life is good!’

Jan 23, 2023 / 07:45 am

San Francisco and Los Angeles events brought out droves of participants to witness to the humanity of the unborn and the dignity of all life.