Catechesis, from the Greek “echoing the faith,” is the formal name for how the Catholic Church passes on the teachings of Jesus to succeeding generations.
I pray each night in my grandmother’s language of faith, a makeshift rosary, which I first remember from more than three decades ago.
It’s been a little bit over a year since my dad, Cosimo DiGiovanni, died.
From an early age, I had always enjoyed participating in the Mass.
Maria, whose name has been changed for privacy reasons, arrived at Catholic Charities’ Kathy Paulsen Hope House over the winter.
There is something about a stained-glass window on a bright and sunny day.
Throughout the year, the Catholic Church celebrates the lives of saints on their feast days-usually the days that they died.
The highest achievement in Girl Scouts is the Gold Award, an individual project by a Girl Scout that demonstrates and utilizes leadership skills while also addressing an issue in the community that makes the world a better place.
Father Norbert Raszeja, CR, thought nothing exceptional was going to happen on Sunday, June 20. Boy, was he ever wrong.
My precious six-year-old daughter, Ellie, recently asked me what Jesus looked like. The conversation went something like this.
A public junior high school that I pass regularly has posted these words on its marquee recently: “Be honest. Don’t lie.”
Once upon a time, I was a police officer. This fall, I will be running in the Boston Marathon in an attempt to raise money for the American Liver Foundation.
Days after I was installed as your sixth bishop of the Diocese of Joliet, a common question began to surface with frequency, “Bishop, what is your vision for this diocese?”
In today’s world, I feel a lot of people have found it hard to develop the coping skills necessary to survive the pandemic that we have experienced over the last year.
Pope Francis, in his prophetic letter on care for our planet, wrote, “The history of our friendship with God is always linked to particular places which take on an intensely personal meaning.