• 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)

  • Worshippers carry an image of Mary and the Christ Child during the annual pilgrimage of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington May 4, 2019. (CNS courtesy Archdiocese of Washington)

    Worshippers carry an image of Mary and the Christ Child during the annual pilgrimage of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington May 4, 2019. (CNS courtesy Archdiocese of Washington)

    Jul 18, 2019
  • Asian and Pacific Island pilgrims gather at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington for the annual Marian pilgrimage May 6, 2017. (CNS photo by Rhina Guidos)

    Asian and Pacific Island pilgrims gather at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington for the annual Marian pilgrimage May 6, 2017. (CNS photo by Rhina Guidos)

    Jul 18, 2019
  • Alexandria Capuzzi smiles as she enjoys learning about the Mass at Sts. Simon and Jude Parish religious education program in West Chester, Pa.(CNS photo by Sts. Simon and Jude Parish)

    Alexandria Capuzzi smiles as she enjoys learning about the Mass at Sts. Simon and Jude Parish religious education program in West Chester, Pa.(CNS photo by Sts. Simon and Jude Parish)

    Jul 11, 2019
  • Raymond Tetschner, center, studies with some of his fellow students in 2018 at Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Md. (CNS photo by Jaclyn Lippelmann/Catholic Standard)

    Raymond Tetschner, center, studies with some of his fellow students in 2018 at Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Md. He is the first student to be a part of the school's new St. Andre Program, designed to support students with intellectual disabilities in an inclusive setting. (CNS photo by Jaclyn Lippelmann/Catholic Standard)

    Jul 11, 2019
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    Jul 03, 2019
  • Sun rays shine through trees in a forest in Biere, Switzerland.  (CNS photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

    Sun rays shine through trees in a forest in late September near Biere, Switzerland. A frequently heard question asks, "Why do bad things happen to good people?" The question reflects an attempt to come to terms with life's least welcome events. (CNS photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

    Jun 27, 2019

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