Will Gwyn plays football with some of his boys. Gwyn, a member of Holy Family Parish in Southeast Portland, says being a father is the closest participation he has in the life of God.
As Father’s Day approaches, we focused on a neighborhood and spoke with three Southeast Portland Catholic dads. They explained what fatherhood has meant to them, how they have become better because of their wives and children, and how fatherhood was part of a conversion experience. Friday, June 17, 2016
WASHINGTON — As adults try to process the June 12 massacre at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, they should be aware that children, even if not overly exposed to the news, might have a lot of questions or fears about what happened.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando Bishop John G. Noonan urged people of faith "to turn their hearts and souls" to God and pray for the victims, the families and first responders following the worst mass shooting in U.S. history June 12.
VATICAN CITY — Recognizing St. Mary Magdalene's role as the first to witness Christ's resurrection and as a "true and authentic evangelizer," Pope Francis raised the July 22 memorial of St. Mary Magdalene to a feast on the church's liturgical calendar, the Vatican announced.