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.
They have lost track of how many trips they’ve made to the mission!
Appel said his time in FOCUS has changed his own life goals.
Bishop Thomas Daly ordained three new permanent deacons at St. Patrick’s Parish in Pasco just before Lent, increasing the parish’s ability to celebrate the sacraments and guide the faithful.
Following this path was motivated by her faith, but FOCUS missionaries impacted her journey.
Before virtually attending last month’s SEEK21 conference put on by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), I was looking for answers to some important personal and spiritual questions.
Deacon Ulises Aguilera realized that his vocation to the permanent diaconate came because of the experiences at his parish community.
Medical clinics in Guatemala continue to operate amidst the pandemic.
Growing up Catholic, I was excited about participating in the SEEK21 event with thousands of others around the world, and I’m so glad that I did, as it rejuvenated my faith!
It is very difficult for anyone to hear the voice of God in the noise of this world.
The new icons that watch over the baptismal font at St. Peter’s parish have a long history.
We may morally receive the currently available COVID-19 vaccines.
'I think I've been blessed; it seems the hand of God has been in my priestly life.'
Meet Pablo Francisco Raxuleu Tambriz, lifelong resident of Santa Catarina Ixtahuacan.
More than 27,000 people signed up for SEEK21 from 20 countries and six continents.
A short time ago, Mark came into Catholic Charities and donated several clothing bags that included new shoes, socks, and pants. Seven years ago, he was a nightly patron at the House of Charity.
A harried commuter pushed ahead of you to get through the turnstile at the subway.
Sister Claudia Mary died in the early evening of January 18, 2021, at South Hill Village Memory Care in Spokane, Washington.
Small rural towns have been especially hard hit this season, but PREPARES volunteers are pulling together throughout the diocese.
History has demonstrated that times of plague raise the specter of death in the hearts and minds of many of people.
On Sept. 30, Friar Thomas Fetz, OFM Conv., was ordained a deacon at the National St. Maximillian Kolbe Shrine at Marytown, in Libertyville, Illinois.
Any Catholic who has battled cancer, or has had loved ones battle cancer, will likely know a little about St. Peregrine, the patron of cancer patients.
The rank of monsignor was bestowed upon 2 diocesan priests who have made substantial contributions to the life of the local church.