NCYC event brings youth together to celebrate Catholic faith 

INDIANAPOLIS | Catholic youths from across the nation and the world gave spiritual thanks a week before celebrating the traditional Thanksgiving holiday. Nearly 20,000 youths came together in Indianapolis for the biennial National Catholic Youth Conference. They celebrated their faith by sharing their stories of how Christ has helped them and how they can continue… Read more »

Family finds unexpected graces

ORLANDO | In 2013, Andrew’s family was fairly typical and not especially devout. They participated in the celebration of Mass every Sunday and their eldest was in faith formation at an early age. Then Andrew was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, “a tumor located inside the brainstem that is a lot like a spider… Read more »

FAITH helps Volusia fight opioid crisis

DAYTONA | From 2015 to 2016, the rate of opioid-related deaths in Volusia County doubled, making the county rate 75 percent higher than the state average. That’s when FAITH (Fighting Against Injustice Toward Harmony) — a social justice organization made up of 32 religious congregations in the county — stepped in. “We had more than… Read more »