Monthly Archives: April 2007

Finding God’s comfort

The pastor of the parish in Blacksburg, Va., near the Virginia Tech campus is a native of the Detroit area, so The Michigan Catholic called him to see if he had a message for Catholics far from the tragedy. The … Continue reading

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Students helping soldiers

 Students fill shoe boxes with items that will be sent to military personnel overseas. St. Bernadette School in Milwaukee hosted the event April 20 and invited students from St. Catherine and Our Lady of Good Hope schools to join them. … Continue reading

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More links …

Trying to make sense of Virginia Tech tragedy — The Criterion, Indianapolis. Recognition as martyr sought for priest who served in Seattle Archdiocese — The Catholic Northwest Progress, Seattle. Woman is able to serve others despite her disability — Intermountain … Continue reading

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‘Origins’ this week features limbo document, text on education in Africa

Here’s the rundown on what’s in the latest issue of Origins: CNS Documentary Service: What happens to infants who die without having been baptized remains one of theology’s thorniest questions and one that the church has yet to answer definitively despite … Continue reading

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When grief meets grace

What would you do if an alcohol-impaired driver was responsible for your 23-year-old son’s death? The Leaven in Kansas City, Kan., has the incredible story of how one mother in that situation not only forgave the driver but also allowed … Continue reading

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Man owes his life to prayer and an organ donor

Billy Maggio was well on his way to becoming a military jet pilot when cancer derailed his plans. He’s alive today thanks to the prayers of thousands of strangers and a timely liver transplant, according to this Florida Catholic story.

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Abuse crisis response stresses caring, knowledge

The clergy sex abuse scandal brought forth all kinds of disconcerting emotions from Catholics nationwide, but The Record in Louisville, Ky., reports that a positive and promising result developed “away from the glare of television newscast floodlights and the voice … Continue reading

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