• Ed: With the grace of God, our wedding plans were falling into place. After our church wedding, our reception would be in the backyard of the home we were buying. The mortgage payment...

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  • Bishop Matano looks forward to meeting Pope Francis during New York bishops’ upcoming ad limina visit to Holy See.

    Bishop Salvatore R. Matano (fourth from left), then bishop of Burlington, Vt., meets with Pope Benedict XVI, along with U.S. bishops from the northeastern states during their 2011 "ad limina" visits to the Vatican.

    Bishop Salvatore R. Matano (fourth from left), then bishop of Burlington, Vt., meets with Pope Benedict XVI and with U.S. bishops from the northeastern states during their 2011 "ad limina" visits to the Vatican. (CNS photo by L'Osservatore Romano)

  • A reflections on the lessons learned from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. 

    <p>A quilt on display inside the 9/11 Museum and Memorial in New York City. </p>

    A quilt on display inside the 9/11 Museum and Memorial in New York City. (Photo by Gina Capellazzi)