Meet the Astronaut who took the Eucharist to Space

Mike Hopkins was born into a Protestant family. But he married a Catholic woman. Both of them brought up their two daughters as Catholics. He chose to become a Catholic unless he felt that something was missing in his life. Soon after entering into Christian life, he was sent to the International Space Station as […]

Children with married parents show higher self-esteem

Children with married parents show higher self-esteem

Children belonging to married couple show a higher level of self-esteem than those children from other types of family, revealed a new study on families. A study conducted by Marriage Foundation on 3,800 children from 11 to 16 revealed that those boys with married parents were in the 57th percentile for self-esteem compared with those boys […]

Argentina bishop approves the Marian Apparition from 1980s

Argentina bishop approves the Marian Apparition from 1980s

Bishop Héctor Sabatino Cardelli of San Nicolás de los Arroyos in Argentina declared the apparitions of Mary of the Holy Rosary of San Nicolas as one having “supernatural character” and as worthy of belief. The Bishop said that he worked on the apparition with experts and witnesses. He discerned the apparitions on three criteria namely, […]

Pope Francis’ influence on teen girls of Paraguay

Pope Francis’ influence on teen girls of Paraguay

For Paraguay teen girls Pope Francis seemed to be more important than Disney World. That prompted dozens of teen girls to meet Pope Francis even though they had decided to rock their 15th birthday or Quinceañera at Florida’s Disney World. They changed their plans with the hope that they would be able to attend the Jubilee […]

When Jesus appeared before Mexican faithful!

When Jesus appeared before Mexican faithful!

1847, October 30. It was a pleasant Sunday for the people in Ocotlan, Mexico. Large crowd had gathered at the cemetery of the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception to attend the Sunday morning Mass. They later became witnesses of miracle which came to be known as the “Miracle of Ocotlan.” The Mass in the chapel […]

Mexican bishop asks to show compassion towards those harvesting opium poppies

Mexican bishop asks to show compassion towards those harvesting opium poppies

A Catholic bishop in the Southern Mexican State of Guerrero exhorted the people to show compassion towards the poor people harvesting opium poppies. Bishop Salvador Rangel Mendoza of Chilpancingo-Chilapa said that they were not sinners and were neglected by the government. “People who grow opium poppies are the most marginalised people in the state and […]

First Muslim Miss USA receives Catholic faith

First Muslim Miss USA receives Catholic faith

Rima Faikh was crowned as Miss USA in 2010. Her crown had an extra shine by becoming the first Muslim woman to bear the title. She was a practicing Muslim woman and had her own strong believes. Her family was nominally Muslim growing up and she had connection with the Catholic faith by studying in […]

How cancer unified two couple?

How cancer unified two couple?

It was last year that Sandra Raquel Nogueira Pereira had been diagnosed with uterine cancer. From the pains of the deadly disease the other day she had little relief. The comfort was by fulfilling a long time wish of marrying her boyfriend of 16 years. Her dream came true on May 2 from the Diocese […]

Marian statue weeps in California

Marian statue weeps in California

A statue of Mary kept in one of the homes in Fresno, California was reportedly shedding oily tears that smell like roses. The particular statue reached Maria Cardenas house 10 years ago as a Mother’s Day gift. It started to weep one and a half years ago after the murder of her cousin Jessie Lopez. […]

Canadian Catholic school trains students with yoga

Canadian Catholic school trains students with yoga

A Catholic elementary school in Alberta (Canada) trained its students with yoga class on May as part of Mental Health Awareness Week initiative. Ecole Our Lady of the Rosary School (EOLRS) in Sylvan Lake, a Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 2 publicly funded English-French Catholic school, whose “Motto” is “Learning, Listening and Following Jesus.” Hindu statesman Rajan […]