HOUSTON (CNS) — The dark bronze sculpture seems to shimmer in contrast to the stark white stucco walls and the sharp black granite adjacent to the Chapel of St. Basil at the University of St. Thomas in Houston.
Canons 1250 and 1251 state that all Fridays are days of penance in the Catholic Church. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops requests that Catholics abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent, and practice some form of penance on the other Fridays throughout the year.
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unique demands on married couples everywhere, but for couples who are emergency service workers, it has been particularly challenging.
On March 20, 2021, Martin Ma Na Ling, a seminarian of the Diocese of Owensboro, was ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop William F. Medley at Holy Spirit Parish in Bowling Green.
Iris Gutierrez, a Spanish-speaking Catholic counselor in Lexington, Ky., recently joined the Counseling Assistance Program (CAP) offered by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Owensboro.
Many families have contacted Jenny Lashbrook to thank her for the “blessing” of teaching their children over her 25-year career at Mary Carrico Catholic School in Knottsville – but Lashbrook insists it’s the other way around.
Welcome to the joy of the Easter Season. We travel the desert road of Lent for 40 days, knowing that our lives are filled with selfishness and reflecting on the Passion of our Lord.
Sr. Dianna Ortiz, 62, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph for 43 years, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C. after a brave battle with cancer. She was raised in Grants, N.M. Sr. Dianna called on God to help her survive a traumatic event in her life to...
On Feb. 24, 2021, Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, gave a webinar for the Diocese of Owensboro about the Year of St. Joseph, which Pope Francis declared from Dec. 8, 2020, to Dec. 8, 2021.
World Day of Prayer will be observed on Sunday, April 25, 2021 also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday.”