A civil engineer and father of five, Brian Smith of St. Mary’s Parish in Westphalia works hard to carve out time to serve the Lord and share his love.
As the father of four young children, the Holy Spirit pricked my heart when the well-known and surprisingly profound “This Little Light of Mine” came blasting through the speaker.
How do we respond to God’s invitations, gifts and corrections?
A small act to support a foster parent on the Rosebud Indian Reservation grew into a group effort.
For Evangelina Palma Ramírez, Ph.D., from Cristo Rey Parish, accompaniment (acompañamiento) is walking with people, being with them, listening to their joyful and sad experiences and helping them acquire what they need.
Pete Burak reminds us even in a pandemic, we can still pray.
For Sarah, witnessing is about how you live your daily life.
Everyone with glasses or contacts understands the sensation of seeing leaves on trees after putting on glasses for the first time.
Confirmation – much more than a certificate of completion.
The key is reminding people that they are good and that God is pleased with them.
Christianity’s bold claims shine brightest when things are darkest.
Peter’s journey of faith is a microcosm for all of us.
John Thelen began volunteering with St. Vincent de Paul in St. Johns in 1995, and is now the executive director.
Many of us just try to survive Lent until we can satiate our increasing hunger for dessert, Instagram, alcohol or the snooze button. Columnist Pete Burak invites you to consider it from a different perspective.
Sue Davis of St. Gerard Parish in Lansing has been bringing the Eucharist to patients at local hospitals for 11 years.
In recent years, usually around the beginning of November, I’ve noticed a growin...
Jo Hooper shares a mother’s warmth
As Christians, we’ve been given a sneak peek of where this most miraculous story leads. Reset your expectations this Advent and see what happens when you await the Lord with an open heart.
This tight-knit group takes care of their parish and each other
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As a retired chief accounting officer, she knows the value of robust bookkeeping.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” (Mt 16:24) These are challenging words from Jesus. They cut to the heart and demand a response.
“I hope the people I transport gain a better understanding of God’s purpose through the services we provide,” explains Gary Kinneer. “Hopefully it brings them closer to God.”
“Rejoice in the Lord always, again I will say, Rejoice.