SEATTLE - Thousands of people visited St. Benedict Church in Seattle March 9 to venerate a major relic of St. John Vianney’s incorrupt heart, part of a U.S. tour organized by the Knights of Columbus.
Last summer in Seattle, Simon Van Giesen swam in his first national Special Olympics competition, winning a bronze medal. Now Simon is 7,500 miles away, competing for Team USA at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Nearly 1,200 people preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation at Easter are participating in special liturgies this month with the bishops of the Archdiocese of Seattle.
This Lent I’ve been focusing on the seven sorrows of Mary, which span Jesus’ infancy through his death and burial. The scene that comes back to me over and over in prayer is that of Mary cradling her deceased Son on her lap — the image known as the pietà.
When David Brooks travels the country, he seeks out the good news. The bad news is all too easy to find.
Though I reside in Santa Barbara, I am in Los Angeles a good deal for meetings and other events. When I’m in the city, I like to walk the downtown neighborhood. My favorite building to look at while I’m on these strolls is the Walt Disney Concert Hall, home base of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the creation of Frank…
Create a ‘Jesus tree’ to teach your kids about the Lord during Lent
Merry Christmas and happy new year! About this time in the Christmas season I am reminded of the crèche my brother used to set up in his yard. Among streets lined with bins heaped with discarded trees and remnants of gift wrap, the Magi would continue their journey across the yard with precious gifts in…