The Field Hospital: Wash. parishioner has ministered to homeless since 2003; Chicago auxiliary bishop visits migrant worker groups; Ga. parish celebrates fourth anniversary of monthly "Addiction Mass"
Biblical hospitality is everyone's responsibility, said Christine Heusinger, associate director of stewardship for the Atlanta archdiocese, in a workshop during the International Catholic Stewardship Council's annual conference.
The media in particular have drawn false conclusions from the pope's apostolic exhortation on the family, Archbishop Alexander Sample wrote in a pastor letter.
The Peace Pulpit: "We can take that vision of Jesus and make it our own. We want to follow him. That's faith."
The Field Hospital: Can parishes help the disabled manage their income? Blue Mass in Alabama; inspired leaders inspire others; a questionable new monastery in Toledo; closed Philly churches are homes.
Eco Catholic/Field Hospital: "Lowering carbon levels is now imperative to protect the earth," said Bishop Richard Garcia.
The Field Hospital: St. Augustine Church, a small church in New Orleans' Tremé neighborhood, hits its milestone Oct. 2.
A small c catholic: The deathbed volunteer work lots of us did in the early days has given way to bingo, but the call to compassion worldwide remains.
The Field Hospital: Sr. Celeste Goulet awarded Catholic Missions in Canada's 2016 St. Joseph Award; increase in homeless women in LA; pastors addressing violence and healing; celebrating the Little League World Series winners.
Preview: Catholic parishes find themselves confronted with drug addiction. Some are undertaking a faith response to what many describe as a spiritual disease.