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.
Maria, whose name has been changed for privacy reasons, arrived at Catholic Charities’ Kathy Paulsen Hope House over the winter.
Binders, gym shoes and lined paper are common school items, but in the past year, for many, those essentials were replaced with iPads, laptops, Zoom and Google Classroom.
Blessed Solanus Casey lived an extraordinary life of holiness and deep concern for the poor and the sick.
Our relationship with God is dynamic. This evolving relationship with God is often expressed as a journey.
In the early days of the pandemic, factories furloughed staff, restaurants closed their doors, hotels sat empty, and nobody traveled.
I once read the poem, "Footprints in the Sand." It’s about a man walking the beach with the Lord.
People talk about aging as Shangri-La, but don’t always talk about how hard it can be.
Karl and Fran Weiger announced the recipient of their 8th annual Spirit of 76 Award in their son's memory.
Maybe in these recent months we have had an opportunity to think about our priorities.
Children who participate in Head Start programs benefit in countless ways.
We ignite passion by connecting our work to our ultimate purpose — serving God and our neighbor.
Deacon Victor Puscas was recently named as the new director of formation in the Diaconate Office.
COVID-19 has impacted nearly every aspect of the operations of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet.
Perhaps I’m biased, but I think that some of the unsung heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are parents.
Saint Joseph is introduced quickly in Matthew’s Gospel, and he disappears by the time of Jesus’ public ministry.
This year's Procession for Life brought this witness to the beauty of life home in a more personal way.
William Schelli, president of the Joliet chapter of the Knights of Columbus, presented Bishop Ronald Hicks with the Bishop’s Burse check in mid February at the Blanchette Catholic Center in Crest Hill.
"I know the plans I have for you, plans to give you a future and a hope" (Jeremiah 29:11)
We have heard some great testimonies from people who have done Exodus 90 and Fiat 90.
Lent is a time for acknowledging idols.
“This has been a great time of blessing for me."