Adults getting confirmed often surprised by spiritual boost

The Catholic Sentinel in the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore., says adult Catholics who receive the sacrament of confirmation — either because they missed it as a child or for other reasons — discover that they’ve been awakened to some unexpected feelings about their faith.

Computer ‘podcast’ connects with Catholic men

A podcast aimed at men on the upcoming Sunday Scripture readings is being unveiled in Pittsburgh this month before going national on Father’s Day. The Pittsburgh Catholic provides the details.