Fr. Jason Granado

Fr. Jason Granado

Sister Patricia Jean, a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph the Worker of Walton, Ky., listens to a participant July 1 during a Fiat Days discernment retreat at Mount St. Mary's Seminary in Emmitsburg, Md. The vocations office of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pa., hosts the retreat each year for young women ages 15-25 to learn about consecrated life and better discern God's call. (CNS photo/Jen Reed, The Catholic Witness)

For young women and religious, joy radiates at Fiat Days retreat

Posted by - July 21, 2018
EMMITSBURG, Md. (CNS) — Counting on her fingers to keep track of points in an ice-breaker game she was playing with a young woman at the Fiat Days discernment retreat,…
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Father Christopher Klusman, of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, gestures as he leads a presentation titled "Playing On God's Team" during a July 7 workshop for members of the Catholic Deaf and Hard of Hearing community at St. John the Evangelist Church in Green Bay, Wis. (CNS photo/Sam Lucero, The Compass)

‘Playing on God’s Team’ is theme of event for Green Bay’s deaf community

Posted by - July 21, 2018
GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNS) — Faith and football were the focus of a daylong event July 7 for the Diocese of Green Bay’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. The…
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Bishop Thomas R. Zinkula of Davenport, Iowa, foreground, leads the Bishop's Bike Ride in Iowa City July 6. The event served as a send-off for the bishop and a team he is leading called "Pedaling to the Peripheries" during the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa July 22-28. Best known as RAGBRAI, the noncompetitive ride is organized by The Des Moines Register daily newspaper. (CNS photo/Barb Arland-Fye, The Catholic Messenger)

Parish hosts Bishop’s Bike Ride as cycling send-off for event across Iowa

Posted by - July 21, 2018
IOWA CITY, Iowa (CNS) — They arrived outside St. Mary Parish rectory practically incognito: 13 smiling clergy and laypeople wearing sun glasses and bike helmets and ready for the Bishop’s…
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Jesuit Father Robert J. Spitzer, former president of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., is currently president of the Magis Center of Reason and Faith and the Spitzer Center in Garden Grove, Calif. The priest has launched a new catechetical website, CredibleCatholic.com, to help stem the decline of faith. The site offers 20 downloadable modules to equip learners with evidence-based arguments for core Christian beliefs. (CNS photo/courtesy Father Spitzer)

Jesuit aims to stem decline of faith with launch of catechetical website

Posted by - July 21, 2018
ANAHEIM, Calif. (CNS) — Jesuit Father Robert J. Spitzer, former president of Gonzaga University, launched a cutting-edge catechetical website to confront the rising tide of unbelief spurred by an increasingly…
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