• British prime minister’s infant son baptized Catholic

    A Catholic priest has baptized the infant son of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. A statement from the Archdiocese of Westminster, which covers the English capital north of the River Thames, confirmed that the baptism of Wilfred Johnson took place in London’s Westminster... Read more
  • Invalidly baptized Oklahoma priest baptized and ‘re-ordained’

    In the second known instance in the United States, a man who believed himself to be a validly baptized Catholic and ordained priest had to “re-receive” all of his sacraments, including ordination, after discovering that his baptism was invalid. Fr. Zachary Boazman, a priest of the... Read more
  • She found a baby buried alive. They reunited 20 years later

    "Thank you for coming into my life; you’ve changed my life. The day I found you, my faith grew stronger. God sent us here for a purpose,” Azita bursts into tears at the sight of the man. It was May 1998. Azita Milanian turned down a friend who invited her for a salsa class. She did... Read more
  • The Unconventional Mission of ‘Sister Dede’

    Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts Sister Deirdre “Dede” Byrne made national headlines when she delivered a speech at the Republican National Convention that portrayed unborn children as “the largest marginalized group in the world.” Her speech came a week after the... Read more
  • CS Lewis and his Stepsons

    Douglas Gresham is the last person living who knew C. S. Lewis well. The son of Joy Davidman, Douglas watched his mother and “Jack” fall in love and marry. He wept with his stepfather when Joy died of cancer, and led the mourners behind the casket when husband followed wife to the... Read more
  • Officer Ryan Holets: My decision on whether or not I should quit the police and find another line of work

    Editor's Note: We recently spoke with police officer Ryan Holets about his family's decision to adopt the baby of a young mother struggling with addiction. In this post, he reflects on why he remains a cop despite the current struggles. My heart has felt extra heavy and sick the past few... Read more
  • The president of a Mexican pro-euthanasia organization has a change of heart

    The current president of the Association for the Right to Die with Dignity in Mexico, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, has recently made public her testimony in which she states that she has gone from being a defender of euthanasia to rejecting it and proposing palliative care as an alternative... Read more
  • I Was Hit Hard By COVID-19 — And I’m Still Not Afraid

    It was July 27, a fairly normal Monday at the parish. I was up early for the radio show followed by a private Mass. Strangely, my nerves were shot, and I had no appetite. By early afternoon I had a fever of 102.5 and felt horrible. A parishioner friend offered to drive me to the nearby... Read more
  • Hurricane Laura made me evacuate my home at 9-months pregnant. I’m still trusting God.

    On Saturday we thought we’d see a little bit of rain this week. My husband mowed the lawn. On Sunday, I placed an extra grocery order for the week, just to make sure we’d have fruit and milk for the week. The radar was showing a storm headed our way, but it didn’t look too terrible just... Read more
  • A ‘gift’ from Ireland: Hundreds pay final respects as Fr. Rooney laid to rest

    Hundreds of mourners gathered at St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Allen Park for the funeral of Fr. Stephen Rooney, the ending of a whirlwind story for all who loved the Irish-born Downriver priest. Fr. Rooney died Aug. 16 in a tragic boating accident on the Detroit River that also... Read more