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Bunker Bay in Western Australia, Aug. 2, 2020, days after a shark attack on a surfer.

Catholic priest in Australia says grace helped him save surfer in shark attack

Aug 10, 2020

Fr. Liam Ryan, a long-time surfer, was on vacation visiting his best friend in Western Australia when, on the afternoon... Read more

Surfing ministry in Mar del Plata, Argentina.  Photos courtest of Fr. Santiago Arriola

‘Surf’s up’ for these Argentine priests

Feb 9, 2018

Fr. Santiago Arriola is convinced that “our entire life, in all its expressions and dimensions, calls for evangelization and can... Read more

Waves of Hope surf school.

This surfing school in Chile was created for kids with Down syndrome

Aug 17, 2017

On Sundays, Felipe Pereira is full of enthusiasm. That’s because on Sundays, the 21-year-old goes to Paradise Beach to enjoy... Read more

Guido Schaffer, a Brazilian seminarian who drowned while surfing in 2009 and whose cause for beatification has been opened. Photo courtesty of

Beatification cause opened for Brazil's 'Surfer Angel'

Nov 12, 2014

The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has approved the cause of beatification of Guido Schaffer, who was a Brazilian... Read more