Diocese of Spokane

Inside This Issue | June 2021

New Transitional Deacon for the Diocese

By Story and photography By Mitchell Palmquist | June 2021


Andrew O’Leary was ordained a transitional deacon for the Diocese of Spokane on May 29 at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral. The interview for this article was conducted before the ordination, while O’Leary was finishing up his studies for the year.

Lost and Found

By Michelle DiFranco | Photography by Shane Folkertsma | June 2021


I learned recently that there is a formal prayer one can say to St. Anthony, calling upon his intercession to help locate a lost article.

Hans Küng and the Perils of Fame



During his 1977 rookie year with the Baltimore Orioles, future Hall of Famer Eddie Murray got a piece of advice from veteran Lee May: If you’ve got talent, May told the 21-year-old slugger, fame can’t help you, but the odds are it’ll ruin you.