Soul Seeing: Was Lil' Miss Hagel's presence in my early life meant to prepare me for what to come half a century later?
NCR put out a call on social media asking readers to tell us about outstanding volunteers who teach kids in parishes. Who has challenged young minds about the Catholic faith?
How can you do the most good in a short amount of time, especially when volunteering internationally? Some say short-term projects can get locals too dependent on outside resources.
An Italian bishop has clashed with priests who want to invite Muslims to pray inside their churches in a bid to promote tolerance in a diocese in Tuscany.
NCR Today: Holy Week is the time to examine the holes of decay in our lives and to find healing.
Passion (Palm) Sunday is one of the all-out favorite celebrations of the church year. Following Christmas and Easter, Palm Sunday ranks with Ash Wednesday -- all days made special because people leave the celebration with a tangible reminder of the experience.
Deacon Dave Loman, 77, and other deacons are going to Northern State Prison every week, leading prayer services with a handful of the 2,700 incarcerated men, individual and group counseling.
When Lawrence Klimecki was commissioned to illustrate St. Sebastian in 2010, he knew he was going to do something different.
Young Voices: In uncertain times, the labyrinth prayer practice allows me to connect with God, process my desires and honor the inevitable meandering in prayer.
Works of Mercy: How and when have you visited the sick?