Catherine M. Odell is a freelance writer and editor and the author of 14 books, including one co-authored with Margaret Savitskas, Angels of the Lord: 365 Reflections on Our Heavenly Guardians (Our Sunday Visitor, 2016).

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Indiana pastor asks parish men to volunteer for firearms training

"We would like any man who wants to be included in the physical defense of the parish to be present to discuss and go over tactics for possible situations at St. Stanislaus that would require the use of firearms," wrote the pastor in an email.

University of Notre Dame converts tons of dining hall leftovers into energy

In 2016, the University of Notre Dame adopted a comprehensive sustainability strategy, and last year, after analysing how much food was being thrown out, it started capturing that waste and sending it to be converted into power.

Notre Dame adjunct rebuts Barr's contentious talk on religious freedom

Patricia Hackett, attorney and Democratic congressional candidate, refuted the U.S. attorney general's controversial address on religious freedom, in the same space where he spoke about a month earlier.

Brebeuf athletes excluded from some Catholic events as Jesuits appeal decree

Two Indianapolis high schools caught in summer controversy with Archbishop Charles Thompson about firing — or not firing — gay teachers start up the school year with a new status quo.