Dorothy Gereke, TEC founder, launched a ministry for teens
In early February, while at a youth ministry meeting in Seattle, I received word that Dorothy Gereke had passed away at the age of 89. Dorothy was instrumental in co-founding “Teens Encounter Christ” with Father Matthew Fedewa in 1965 in the Diocese of Lansing, Mich.
Catholic Men of Christ helps men heal wounds
Wayne Wellmeier is a Catholic in more than religious affiliation. He answered God’s call in 2009 to do something more in his faith and founded, with Glen Vega and John Ryan, the Men of Christ.
Author’s painful experience resonates with others
Talk to Judy Landrieu Klein for five minutes, and a “God” story will have been mentioned in the conversation.
“I don’t have a story that doesn’t involve a God story,” she said. “I think I have had an inordinate amount of miracles in my life along with an inordinate amount of suffering.”
Oh, what a year it’s been
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – From the moment Pope Francis, dressed simply in a white cassock, stepped out on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica for the first time and bowed, he signaled his pontificate would bring some style differences to the papacy.
Holy Rosary students growing into new location
At the Parents’ Club meeting announcing the decision to move Holy Rosary Academy and High School from their original Moss Street campus to the Uptown site of the former Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary, a young attendee lifted the spirits of everyone within earshot.
Vatican: Family life
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – As some 150 cardinals from around the world gathered with Pope Francis to talk about the family, their two days of discussion focused particularly on three points: the Christian vision of people and family life; essential pastoral programs to support families; and ministry to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.