Faith Podcasts
The EditorsDecember 14, 2017
This week’s guest is Nichole M. Flores.
Residents wait for soldiers in helicopters to deliver food and water Oct. 13 during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. (CNS photo/Lucas Jackson, Reuters)
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsDecember 13, 2017
Future historians may have no idea how many people perished in one of the worst storms in U.S. history.
Pope Francis swings a censer in front of an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe as he celebrates Mass on Dec. 12 marking her feast day in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Fabio Frustaci, EPA)
Faith News
In his homily, Pope Francis reflected on the reading from St. Luke's Gospel, in which the angel appears to Mary, informing her that she is with child.
Participants in the Omaha, Neb., archdiocesan encuentro process Nov. 18 outside St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha with the Encuentro Cross. Some 60 parish leaders and representatives of the Latino community gathered for the archdiocesan encuentro, which is part of the preparations underway for the U.S. Catholic Church's Fifth National Encuentro, or V Encuentro, to be held in 2018 in Texas. (CNS photo/Lisa Maxson, for the Catholic Voice)
Faith News

OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) -- Sometimes it's hard to feel welcome, especially when moving to a new community -- or in the case of many Hispanics, a new Catholic community.

Daniel Galan and Antonia Alvarez advocate for the passage of the DREAM Act near the U.S. Capitol building in Washington Dec. 5. They were fasting and praying for 10 days to draw attention to the immigration issue. (CNS photo/Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)
Politics & Society News
Alvarez, a parishioner of Incarnation Sagrado Corazon in Minneapolis, traveled to Washington with a group of leaders from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to speak with congressional leaders, then stayed behind to carry out the fast.
Faith Features
Nichole M. FloresDecember 01, 2017
My grandmother embodied a distinctly Guadalupan presence: prayerful, patient, joyful and strong. Whether nurturing a child, a friendship or a garden, she knew how to help things grow.