With their hospital destroyed and their sisters unable to travel amidst the turmoil and debris of a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady will face new obstacles in providing health care in a country where medical resources were already scarce.
North Texas Catholic: Discerning in and discerning out: What happens when seminarians leave? (July 2019)
What happens when a “God moment” doesn’t lead to joining seminary; it leads to discerning out?
Here at The Pillar, we wondered why some Catholic prayers have more than one version — and we wondered what some prayer phrases mean in the first place. So with help from some liturgical research, and an assist from Msgr. Charles Pope of the Archdiocese of Washington, we bring you answers to the most pressing Catholic prayer questions you never knew you had.
The Catholic World Report: The harrowing story of an LA priest who survived a shooting in Nigeria (April 2021)
“In the next split second, the origin of that sound was unmistakable. His windshield shattered as bullets passed by his side, fired by two men hiding in roadside bushes directly in front of him.”
Catholic News Agency: The harrowing story of an LA priest who survived a shooting in Nigeria (April 2021)
“Father Aloysius Ezoenyeka didn’t know how long he had been unconscious. A gentle slapping on his face stirred him, and his eyelids flicked open to an African hospital room filled with people clapping and cheering.”
The Official Texas Catholic: UD shuts down most on-campus activities until Nov. 2 with COVID-19 cases reported (October 2020)
Learn about how the University of Dallas dealt with an outbreak of Covid cases in October of 2020.
Michael Parish’s newly completed altar, tabernacle, and statuary at evening Mass on Saturday, Sept. 25.
Learn how this Maronite parish in Lewisville helped explosion victims across the ocean in Beirut.
North Texas Catholic: Young Catholic Professionals overcome obstacles presented by coronavirus (July 2020)
As organizations struggle to adapt to the changes the surge of Corona Virus requires, Young Catholic Professionals excel through the use of Zoom.
Learn about the witness of 40 Days for Life through this article published on the North Texas Catholic.