Posts Tagged ‘Joseph Pronechen’

For God and Country

WASHINGTON — Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun, who died in a POW camp during the Korean War, will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously during a ceremony April 11 at the White House.

In the rarest of double honors, t…

Original Divine Mercy Image Reaches More Souls

By Joseph Pronechen | Marians restore and reproduce ‘Jesus, I Trust in You’ painting. |
In 2000, after Blessed John Paul II officially declared the Sunday after Easter to be celebrated around the world as Divine Mercy Sunday, the image of…

Go, Pray, Be a Pilgrim!

By Joseph Pronechen | Celebrate the Year of Faith with Mary at churches far or near. |
The day after Ash Wednesday, Tim and Angela Urban, with their four children and relatives Matt and Karen Golesh, set out on pilgrimage to a series of specially…

Divine Mercy for America

By Joseph Pronechen | Divine Mercy for America works to spread the Divine Mercy message in the U.S. |
Divine Mercy for America is a new initiative from the Mother of Mercy Messengers, co-founded and directed by Dave and Joan Maroney as an official…

Return to Popular Piety, Faithful Families

By Joseph Pronechen | Tips for recommitting to Catholic devotions at Easter and always. |
Popular Catholic devotions once filled churches and were always part of one’s faith life in the course of the week.

People prayed the Rosary regularly,…

Walk the Way of the Cross in Different Ways

By Joseph Pronechen |
For all that’s happening around us in the world, from the Church’s papal election to national and international concerns, it’s been easy this Lent for many of us to forget about the Way of the Cross.

But perfectly timed…

Our Lady Inspires Youth as Her Knights of the Altar

By Joseph Pronechen | What if knighthood were under the patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary and associated with a Marian shrine?That’s exactly what is happening at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wis. |
Knights, chivalry and…

Resources Offer Healing for the Divorced

By Joseph Pronechen | Hope for those experiencing the pain of marital strife. |
People get married with the intention of staying together and building their marriages in Christ.

But what if, as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ website…

A Song for Benedict

By Joseph Pronechen |
Naturally, many tears have been shed in the last few days since Pope Benedict XVI announced his retirement from the papacy. These tears are different than the tears of joy shed in April 2005, when he was elected our Holy…

Deacon Bill Steltemeier, Faithful Servant

IRONDALE, Ala. — Deacon R. William Steltemeier Jr., died on Feb. 15 at age 83 after an extended illness. Familiar to Eternal Word Television Network’s international family of viewers, for three decades he had been a…

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