• My name is Andrew and I am a priest for the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey. Now I could tell you that I've always wanted to be a priest, but that is not true.

    Father Andrew Dutko, a priest for the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey, is chaplain and theology teacher at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, N.J.

    Father Andrew Dutko, a priest for the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey, is chaplain and theology teacher at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, N.J. (CNS photo courtesy Father Dutko)

  • Sister Miriam James Heidland, a member of the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity, shares how she was called to religious life.

    Sister Miriam James Heidland is a member of the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity. (CNS photo by Sister Miriam)

    Sister Miriam James Heidland is a member of the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity. (CNS photo by Sister Miriam)

  • On a number of occasions over the past six and a half years, Pope Francis has called his listeners to live out the Gospel with "parrhesia."

    Pope Francis gestures during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 4, 2018.

    Pope Francis gestures during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 4, 2018. On a number of occasions over the last six and a half years, Pope Francis has called his listeners to live out the Gospel with "parrhesia." (CNS photo by Paul Haring)

  • This meme accompanies Part 2 of Faith Alive! No. 32.

    This meme accompanies Part 2 of Faith Alive! No. 32. (CNS illustration; photo by Gregory A. Shemitz)

    Aug 22, 2019
  • Dominican Sister Donna Ciangio, chancellor of the Archdiocese of Newark, N.J., speaks during a symposium on the history and future of women deacons Jan. 15, 2019, at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus in New York City.

    Dominican Sister Donna Ciangio, chancellor of the Archdiocese of Newark, N.J., speaks during a symposium on the history and future of women deacons Jan. 15, 2019, at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus in New York City. (CNS photo by Gregory A. Shemitz)

    Aug 22, 2019
  • Pope Benedict XVI is seen July 6, 2009, signing a copy of his encyclical, "Caritas in Veritate" ("Charity in Truth"), at the Vatican. The encyclical considered an ethics of love essential to the economy. (CNS photo by L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

    Pope Benedict XVI is seen July 6, 2009, signing a copy of his encyclical, "Caritas in Veritate" ("Charity in Truth"), at the Vatican. The encyclical considered an ethics of love essential to the economy. (CNS photo by L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

    Aug 02, 2019
  • St. John Paul II greets the World Youth Day crowd in Czestochowa, Poland, in 1992. St. John Paul wrote that "respect for the objective rights of the worker ... must constitute the adequate and fundamental criterion for shaping the whole economy." (CNS file photo)

    St. John Paul II greets the World Youth Day crowd in Czestochowa, Poland, in 1992. St. John Paul wrote that "respect for the objective rights of the worker ... must constitute the adequate and fundamental criterion for shaping the whole economy." (CNS file photo)

    Aug 02, 2019
  • A boy is comforted during a session of Partners Around Loss through Support, or PALS, at Faithful Shepherd Catholic School in Eagan, Minn. (CNS photo by Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

    A boy is comforted during a session of Partners Around Loss through Support, or PALS, at Faithful Shepherd Catholic School in Eagan, Minn. (CNS photo by Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit)

    Jul 26, 2019
  • A woman prays in front of a niche holding the cremated remains of her late husband at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014. (CNS photo by Gregory A. Shemitz)

    A woman prays in front of a niche holding the cremated remains of her late husband at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014. (CNS photo by Gregory A. Shemitz)

    Jul 24, 2019

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