Midwest

Stories of Faith

Faith is the real foundation at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Broken kneelers. Warped siding. Cracked windows. A sinking foundation. These are just a few of the problems plaguing Holy Spirit Catholic Church...

For two sisters, and more than 12,000 people in Benton Harbor, the Catholic Community Center throws open the doors to Christ’s love - Not so very long ago, Benton Harbor was the place to be in western Michigan. Situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, the town bustled with manufacturing, commerce and culture. But like so many other communities...

Oklahoma State University students call each other by name - We arrived at St John the Evangelist University Parish and Newman Center, at Oklahoma State University, at 8 a.m. OSU has had a relationship with Catholic Extension since 1977. Our plan was to meet with Father Stuart Crevcoure and some of the college students...

St. Gianna’s Maternity Home provides love, support and shelter. - St. Gianna’s Maternity Home in Warsaw, North Dakota brings St. Francis’ words to life. For ten years, women facing unplanned pregnancies have come to the tiny town in the Diocese of Fargo. Here, in the Home, they find a welcoming community, offering gentle guidance and the support they need to have their babies.

A mix of strong faith and sweat equity builds community—and a church—in Unionville, Missouri - Built in 1871, St. Mary Mission has been the only Catholic presence within 25 miles of rural Unionville, Missouri. For a long time, Catholics struggled to find their place within the local community.

 

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