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.
We are all as thirsty for human connection, as we are for water. The Church meets this need in part through PREPARES.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread throughout the world and into our region this spring, many organizations felt the impact.
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.
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.
On May 1, Bishop Thomas Daly, joined by the Seminarians at Bishop White Seminary and the Missionaries of Charity, lead the diocese via livestream through a renewal of the diocese’s, and nation’s, Marian Consecration.
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.
Driving up to the Newman Center at Eastern Washington University (EWU) on a Wednesday night, you would not know it from any other house near campus in Cheney.
On a snowy Saturday in January, approximately 1,000 pro-life supporters from throughout the city and the region, gathered at Riverfront Park for the fifth annual Walk for Life.
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.
The Diocese of Spokane takes up a collection during Catholic Schools Week to provide all parishioners the opportunity to support Catholic education in the Diocese of Spokane.
“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.”