A young Wahiawa woman is leading a ‘discernment retreat’ to help her peers determine if HE is punching in your number By Darlene J.M. Dela Cruz Hawaii Catholic Herald Attention, Catholic gals ages 14-18! Got some free time on May 7? If so, check out the “deets” below on a special event just for you. […]
Quote “It gives me an outreach to people. … And music is healing to people. You witness God’s hand in all of this.” | Mercy Sister Gail Anne Jarvis, a part-time deejay who goes by “DJ Joy” on pinkscrystalradio.com, an online contemporary Christian music radio station (Catholic News Service) In the news Pope brings migrants […]
Quote “I am convinced that listening to the voice of women at the moment of the homily would enrich our Catholic worship.” | French Dominican Sister Catherine Aubin, a theologian and professor at Rome’s Pontifical Urbanian University, in a commentary published in the Vatican’s L’Osservatore Romano newspaper reflecting on the possibility of allowing laypeople, including […]
TWENTY SOMETHING Dolores Hart was 19 when she filmed her first movie scene: kissing Elvis Presley. The aspiring actress was dressed in a polka dot dress with her honey-brown hair swept in a ponytail. He wore a denim jacket with the collar turned up, his glossy bangs grazing his brow. They were directed to kiss […]
MAKANA’S HELPFUL HINTS Today’s tip: No matter what kind of program, event or resource you implement, make sure you’re being OPEN, INVITING, FLEXIBLE AND CHALLENGING (giving opportunities for responsibility). Everything I share comes from “Sons and Daughters of the Light,” the U.S. bishops’ pastoral plan for ministry with young adults. This week, I’m going […]
LISA’S CATECHISM CORNER The Holy Mass begins with the gathering of the faithful and the entrance of the priest and altar servers and others who serve in the sanctuary. After the greeting comes the Penitential Rite, which concludes with the Kyrie. On Sundays outside of Advent and Lent and feast days, the Gloria is then […]
YOUCAT*: “The Fifth Commandment: You shall not kill. God alone is Lord over life and death. Except in the case of legitimate self-defense of oneself or another, no one may kill another human being.” (2258-2262, 2318-2320)
The other day, I was invited to play my violin with a real band at a live music festival. It’s an aspiration I’ve had since freshman year of high school, and it’s pretty high on my bucket list. Excited, I immediately started texting my musician friends from back then to tell them the good news.
“His commitment to family, his dedication to the law and his personal religious faith are all elements that enrich our culture and society. In all of this, he was, for many, a true model.” | Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died Feb. 13. (Catholic Standard [Archdiocese of Washington])
The idea of being burned on 100 percent of one’s body defies the imagination, let alone survival. But some 30 years ago, 9-year-old John O’Leary experienced just that — 87 percent were third-degree burns — and lived. He emerged from his ordeal with a passion to live fully and to inspire others to do the same.