Southeast

Stories of Faith

More Men Seek Military Vocations - The work of Catholic chaplains in the U.S. military is far from easy, but it’s vital, especially to the more than 250,000 Catholics who are on active duty. Many are young, away from home and in difficult situations, especially if they’re serving in combat zones...

A dedicated religious sister brings hope to one of America's poorest communities. - In 1994, Time magazine labeled Lake Providence, Louisiana, "The Poorest Place in America." Eighteen years later, the situation remains dire. Most of the buildings along the main street are burned out. Stores are shuttered.

 

The Stella Maris Seafarers’ Center offers the steady hand of the Catholic Church to those who spend their days on the water - Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a busy shipping port, with tankers and transport ships loading and unloading all types of cargo around the clock. In the midst of the daily imports and exports, the port seems an unlikely place for the Catholic Church to be present. But for thousands who travel by sea year round, the church is there to greet them..

For grade school students in Richmond, the gift of a school bus is heaven sent - In many ways, All Saints Catholic School is no different from any other Catholic school across the country—children learn about their faith along with lessons in math and reading. But unlike many Catholic schools, All Saints...