Sister Deirdre Byrne–a Retired U.S. Army Colonel and Surgeon — says Pro-lifers must be ‘battle ready’ to defend the family

Sister Deirdre Byrne–a Retired U.S. Army Colonel and Surgeon — says Pro-lifers must be ‘battle ready’ to defend the family

Catholics must be “battle ready” to defend the family and their faith, said Sister Deirdre Byrne, POSC, at an international pro-life conference on April 30. Byrne, a member of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, is a surgeon and a retired colonel in the U.S. Army. She serves as the…

COVID19, St. Damien and the Hierarchy

COVID19, St. Damien and the Hierarchy

So it’s been almost two months without the Sacraments.  In my parish, as ordered by our Bishop, there has been no Holy Mass, no anointing of the sick, no confession , no Eucharistic Adoration and little or no communication from the parish or the diocese except an email link to our parish bulletin and an…

Newly ordained Alaska priest’s 1st homily looks at how to respond to life’s storms

Newly ordained Alaska priest’s 1st homily looks at how to respond to life’s storms

In light of Alaska’s 2018 earthquake in which the parish co-pastored by Fr. Arthur Roraff was the hardest hit, we reprint the excellent first homily of this same priest, given just 3 years ago. Adaptation for print 2015 by Catholic Anchor— Jesus was in a boat in the Sea of Galilee, which still exists in…