Midwest

Stories of Faith

Scarce resources cannot quell the hope of small, rural faith community. The spirited parishioners of San Juan Diego Mission in Stilwell, Oklahoma, gather each week in a simple storefront.  The front portion of this rented space serves as their “church"...

St. Mary’s Mission is the hand that guides on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Amid the widespread unemployment and crippling poverty facing the Red Lake Ojibwa Reservation in northern Minnesota stands St. Mary’s Mission and School...

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...

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