Faith & Family

Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: February 28, 2017

Priest's love of cars helps raise funds for vocations in poorest diocese
June 16, 2017

A priest who loves rebuilding hot rods and assisting seminarians is donating a 1969 Pontiac Firebird Convertible that he refurbished for a raffle in support of vocations for the Diocese of Gallup in New Mexico.

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Vatican releases online questionnaire for youth
June 14, 2017

To involve young people in preparations for the Synod of Bishops on youth in 2018, the Vatican has released an online questionnaire to better understand the lives, attitudes and concerns of 16- to 29-year-olds around the world.

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Ohio high school senior makes prom dreams come true with dress giveaway
May 23, 2017

Ashley Wilson beamed at the array of sequined and beaded gowns in pink, purple, red, blue and black. But she wouldn't wear any of them to her prom the following evening.

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Talks with Lutherans set
May 22, 2017

A series of public discussions starting this spring aims to improve relations between local Catholics and Lutherans, build cooperation and mutual respect, and commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

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Vatican, Jewish museums explore menorah in art and dark legend
May 15, 2017

The Vatican Museums and the Jewish Museum of Rome are exploring together the significance of the menorah, although they also give a nod to the centuries-old legend that the Vatican is hiding the golden menorah from the Temple of Jerusalem.

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Since '47, donor has asked flowers be put at Mary statue for Mother's Day
May 12, 2017

 There's a Mother's Day mystery afoot at St. John Nepomucene Church in Little Chute.

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Activities celebrate Fatima anniversary
May 8, 2017

Parishes throughout the Diocese of Rochester have planned a number of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions at Fatima. 

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'Pedaling priests' complete 340-mile bicycle trek for vocation prayers
May 2, 2017

After riding bicycles a little more than 340 miles over five days, three young priests of the Diocese of Peoria sailed across the Indiana state line April 28, bringing Priests Pedaling for Prayers to a close.

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