- Belmont Abbey College files new lawsuit against HHS mandate
- Two LGBT activists protest outside St. Matthew Church
- New deacon assigned to St. Mark Parish in Huntersville
- Greensboro’s Our Lady of Grace Parish launches bilingual Mass
- Usher in the holidays with concert at Belmont Abbey
- Hispanic Ministry plans first pilgrimage to the Holy Land
- Permanent deacons celebrate 25 years of ordination
Fr. George David Byers: Hope – Meet a little boy with an ‘intolerable’ cross to bear
I first came to know a one-time parishioner of mine, “D,” when he was just 9 years old. He’s more than twice that age now. That he is even alive is quite miraculous, and a testament to his indefatigable parents and siblings. According...Read More...
Father Matthew Buettner: USPS-Amazon deal: Win, win ... lose
On Nov. 11, a new deal between the internet superstore Amazon and the U.S. Postal Service was announced that made major headlines around the nation: the USPS will provide Sunday delivery service for Amazon customers. Not long ago, the USPS...Read More...
Peggy Bowes: Ponder with Mary during Advent
“Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her heart.” (Luke 2:19) Advent is a wonderful time to ponder with Mary, as she must have spent much time in prayer and reflection during the final weeks of her pregnancy. I think it’s important...Read More...
Arts & Entertainment
Mary's 'way of loving, believing' an example for all, says actress
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Preparing for the title role in "Mary of Nazareth" helped German actress Alissa Jung to realize that Mary was not only the mother of God but a real person. "Before doing this film, Mary was always the mother of Jesus,...Read More...
A look at classic cinema's depiction of personal holiness
NEW YORK — "Life holds only one tragedy, ultimately: not to have been a saint." So wrote the French man of letters Charles Peguy (1873-1914). Yet, while its attainment may be every human being's vocation, sanctity can be a difficult quality...Read More...
TAN Books acquires children’s Catholic book publisher
CHARLOTTE — TAN Books, a division of Saint Benedict Press of Charlotte, recently acquired Neumann Press, a Minnesota publisher of classic Catholic titles for children and adults. The acquisition more than triples TAN’s children’s titles...Read More...