Although February is Catholic press month, the feast day of St. Francis de Sales, patron saint of Catholic writers and journalists, is Jan. 24.
You can see the deepening of faith in the eyes. I was thinking that Sunday while chatting with Sr. Trish Erickson at the Carmelite monastery in Hudson. I interviewed Sr. Trish in 2015, before her first profession of vows; she will profess her final vows in April. Sr. Trish was a pleasure to speak with …
Last week during our staff meeting, Marcy, Anita and I were talking about Christmas. We commented on people’s demeanor, and agreed many of the people we are encountering are just not in a good mood.
During the early ‘80s, when I moonlighted as a disc jockey at a country music station in Rapid City, South Dakota, my Advent was defined by one song and Christmas by another.
As Lent is a time for renewal and new beginnings, the Catholic Herald is going to use this season to start a new feature beginning with the issue of Feb. 26.
Of the 21 canons in church law that pertain to the duties of a diocesan bishop, none specifically addresses his role as publisher of the diocesan newspaper – a role he traditionally assumes.