Fr. Joshua Johnson, a newly ordained priest, reaches African-American youth through religious rapping
100 years ago, Catholic Extension founder Fr. Francis Clement Kelley created a seminary in Texas for Mexicans escaping religious persecution. See how it's still influencing the Church today.
Here are some of our immediate thoughts about Extension’s new leader in the wake of yesterday’s installation.
When veterans return from battle, they sometimes find different “front lines” at home. As they reintegrate into the world they once left, veterans often encounter obstacles and conflicts. Finding jobs, buying homes and re-establishing relationships can be hard. Psychological issues and trauma may plague them. In addition, they may face spiritual voids and feel disconnected from God.
CHICAGO (October 7, 2014) —Catholic Extension, a papal society that has been supporting Catholics on the margins in America since 1905, announced the formal launch of its U.S.-Latin American Sisters Exchange Program, which was made possible through an initial $3 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
“My staff doesn’t work here for the money. They are here because of the kids,” Haidee Todora, the principal of St. Catherine School in Port Arthur, TX, told us during our visit.
Catholic Extension recently had the chance to visit the diocese of Beaumont, to learn more about the impact our Catholic Schools Sustainability Initiative is having on the Catholic schools in the diocese.
When we arrived last week at St. Mary’s Mission School, at Red Lake Reservation, the new school year had just begun.