Articles by Katherine Long



Eucharistic Ministers commissioned at Bishop Ludden

By Katherine Long, Editor Continuing a longstanding tradition of faith and service at Bishop Ludden Jr./Sr. High School in Syracuse, a new class of senior Eucharistic Ministers was commissioned at the school’s All Saints Day Mass Nov. 1. Father Dan Muscalino, who teaches religion, Latin, and Greek at Ludden, and…



Domestic Justice Chairman Urges True Debate on Gun Violence

From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: WASHINGTON — In the aftermath of the recent and horrific attacks in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the First Baptist Church of Southerland Springs, Texas, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development,…



Holy Family’s Service Projects Help Others

Submitted by Holy Family School Booker T. Washington said, “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” The smiles on the children’s faces in these photos from Holy Family School‘s Helping Hands club perfectly illustrate that sentiment. The October school-wide service project was a sock drive, coordinated by…


Pope condemns ‘murderous folly’ of terrorism after attacks

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis prayed for victims of the terrorist attack in New York, as well as victims of other terror attacks, and condemned the murder of innocent men and women in the name of God. After praying the Angelus with…


Consistently anti-nuke: Pope continues papal pleas for disarmament

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — More than two years before the first atomic bomb was dropped, Pope Pius XII warned of the “catastrophic” consequences that could come from using the discovery of nuclear fission to create weapons. Addressing the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in February…