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Close to 1,000 of slain journalist James Foley’s closest friends and family gathered at a church in New Hampshire this week for a memorial Mass to celebrate the man murdered by Islamic State extremists Aug. 19 in Syria.
The man who served a prison term for the 1995 murder of a Franciscan Clarist nun said he experienced a “rebirth” during a visit by Sister Selmy, the younger sister of slain Sister Rani Maria Vattalil, while he was in prison.
Father Mark J. Haynes, 55, an archdiocesan priest and parochial vicar at SS. Simon and Jude Parish in West Chester, was arrested Wednesday night. No allegations of sexual abuse of a minor had been lodged against him, nor were there prior indications he was involved with child pornography.
On his first visit to a Washington shrine dedicated to the man he worked under for nearly 10 years, the former secretary to St. Pope John Paul II said he was “deeply impressed” by the tribute and could feel the late pontiff’s presence within the building.
Recalling the words of St. John Paul II, Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast called upon Canadians not to be afraid in the wake of the Oct. 22 shooting that left a Canadian soldier dead and forced lawmakers to barricade themselves inside their parliament offices.
See the won-lost-tie records for the league’s 10 teams, heading into the playoffs.
See the slate of upcoming games for playoffs in field hockey and girls and boys soccer.
Father Judge senior Zack Carroll is learning about inner strength, humility and teamwork — plus how to handle a concussion — thanks to his Crusader coaches and teammates.
October is the month of the rosary and also mission awareness, so students at Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School prayed the Living World Mission Rosary and heard from a missionary speaker Oct. 13.
A religious sister from Drexel Hill is one of two sisters ministering to poor families and their children on a 465-acre nature preserve in West Virginia, a mountain sanctuary surrounded by the mining industry.