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.”
The parish hall at St. Mary Presentation Catholic Church is always bright and full of natural light.
When you are having serious problems in your marriage, you’ve lost your best friend.
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.
He prayed for his wife and came to believe that she was with God. He hopes to join her someday.
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.
An influential teacher and distinguished theologian, Blessed John Henry Newman remains as insightful and relevant today as he was during his own lifetime.
During the summer months, most of you — parishioners in our diocese — found a letter from Chris and Liz Smith in the mail asking you to support a new ministry: Catholic Grandparents for Life.
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.
Boarding a bus at 5:30 in the morning is not normally enjoyable, yet, as I set foot on the prayer pilgrimage bus, or motor coach as our driver called it, the air seems to pulse with a subtle excitement.
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.