‘Why we defend the guilty’

Ron Yengitch defends criminals for a living because the law says everyone deserves a strong defense, according to the Intermountain Catholic in Salt Lake City. Read this story of a Catholic who applies his faith to his work as a defense attorney and find out why his favorite Scripture story is about the woman caught in sin.

More to ‘pay it forward’ for Lent

The “Pay It Forward for Lent” contest of The Catholic Spirit in St. Paul, Minn., (previous posts are here and here) just keeps growing. Click here for the latest update.

Two rosary-makers, two different stories

The Catholic Courier in Rochester, N.Y., has a story of two people of different ages in the diocese who, as the story says, “share a common passion: making and giving away rosaries.” Frank Pettrone has been making rosaries for nearly a decade and is the first to use each of his creations. And 16-year-old Gretchen Smith organized a Girl Scout project to make and give rosaries to soldiers deploying overseas.