First parish life collaborator named in Pittsburgh Diocese

Earlier this month we posted a link here to a story about a pilot program in the Pittsburgh Diocese for parish life collaborators where a pastor is not able to serve. Now comes word in the Pittsburgh Catholic that the first one has been named. There’s also an interview with the newly named coordinator, Holy Family of Nazareth Sister Dorothy Pawlus, about her new duties and increased responsibilities.

YouTube Catholics

A good overview of how church leaders and others are using the latest audio and video tools on the Internet, such as YouTube, for evangelization and other purposes is provided in the National Catholic Register.

Fallen soldier’s family honors his memory

Memorial Day has passed, but it’s not to late to read this feature in the Catholic Explorer of the Diocese of Joliet, Ill., about a local family whose observance of the holiday changed this year after the death last December of Capt. Travis Patriquin.