The Field Hospital: New York parish employs sheep as "organic law mowers"; Church vandalized in Bowling Green, Mo.; San Francisco parishes compare notes on going green
Eco Catholic: The sheep -- Faith, Hope and Charity -- are the latest organic lawn mowers at the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in Lower Manhattan.
Eco Catholic: The governor has declared a state of emergency after a tropical storm delivered nearly 2 feet of rain.
Faith and Justice: Deacons do good work for the church, but the truth is that a layperson can do everything that a deacon can do.
The Peace Pulpit: "It's up to us to continue this journey of faith, to follow where Jesus leads us, to change our lives and to follow him."
The Field Hospital: News imagery and the call of Pope Francis compelled Jennifer Harmeling in Peacetree City, Ga., to support a refugee family from Myanmar.
The Field Hospital: Md. church shelters flood victims; Tension after Arab men videotape Ohio Mass; Calif. Catholics provide homeless living in cars with safe parking, shower service
More and more, special training is needed for church members who arrive when disasters or terror strike.
The Field Hospital: Fr. Robert Kus shares entries from the journal he has kept while serving as a busy parish priest.
The Peace Pulpit: "When you go down to the deepest level of where everything comes from, it's all a gift from God."