During Holy Week, Pope Francis appointed Dr. Catherine Brown Tkacz to his new commission for the study of women and the diaconate.
Sterling McPherson, PhD, is a parishioner at St. Peter Parish in Spokane.
In the time of COVID's uncertainty and economic disturbances, Christians have seen the need to rely on God and hungered for his presence in the Holy Eucharist.
Dioceses across the United States and Canada joined together last month to reconsecrate themselves to the Blessed Virgin Mary in an act of united prayer for delivery from the coronavirus pandemic.
While the classes for seminarians at Gonzaga University and other local colleges have moved online, priestly formation is more than academic classes, and cannot be done remotely.
Nearly 9,000 Catholics gathered for the Student Leadership Summit 2020, hosted by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students Dec. 30, 2019-Jan. 3, 2020, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Frank Lazcano was baptized a Catholic as a child, but he spent much of his adult faith life as a Protestant, though that word would not have been how he described himself.
In October, Gonzaga University School of Law, along with Catholic Charities Eastern Washington, announced the launch of a new joint initiative—an immigration law clinic at the law school.
“Originally, Central Valley School District contacted the Knights of Columbus Supreme office in New Haven, Connecticut, saying they needed coats for kids,” said Tom Sokal, the District Deputy for the KoC Council in Spokane Valley and Colbert.
On Nov. 21st, Catholic Charities Eastern Washington announced that the Bezos Day 1 Family Fund had selected Catholic Charities Eastern Washington to receive a $5 million grant to support its new Gonzaga Family Haven project.
The teachers in our Catholic schools have a desire to support their students, to walk with them in difficult times, and help them find success in and out of the classroom.
It is cold and dark. Outside a door, a small group of pilgrims huddle together. They knock, and, when the door opens, they begin to sing.
“Skies, let the Just One come forth like the dew, let Him descend from the clouds like the rain. The earth will open up and give birth to our Savior.”
He prayed for his wife and came to believe that she was with God. He hopes to join her someday.
Xanthe Kraft, a local composer and graduate of Gonzaga Preparatory School, spent time earlier this year as an artist-in-residence at St. Gertrude Benedictine Monastery in Cottonwood, Idaho.
An influential teacher and distinguished theologian, Blessed John Henry Newman remains as insightful and relevant today as he was during his own lifetime.
Dr. Matthew Powell, the first headmaster for a soon-to-open classical Catholic high school in Spokane, is a Notre Dame man from start to finish.
The Women’s March may seem like an odd starting place for an article about a pro-life ministry.
St. Augustine Parish on Spokane’s South Hill is home to a series of statues depicting the Seven Sorrows of Mary.
Even in middle school, Father Al Grasher was interested in the priesthood, but his path to ordination in 1986 took him first to Omak to serve as a teacher.
Sister Teresa (Malbri) Reyes, Sister Anna Rose Ciarrone and Sister Mary Gemma (Katherine) Harris professed perpetual vows of chastity, poverty and obedience as members of the Franciscan Sisters, T.O.R. of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother on July 6.