It was enough to make an old Marine cry — and it very nearly did.
It wasn't the most unusual question Msgr. Michael Mullen had ever heard in the confessional, but it was one of the funniest.
Every Wednesday night, a hungry crowd gathers to be fed at Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish here.
The rest of the state is starting to discover what members of St. Mary Parish in St. Benedict have known for years: Their church is a wonder.
The St. Lawrence Campus Catholic Center here was filled with family for the ordination of Deacon Shawn Tunink, 31, on Nov. 17.
Jean Farmer was sitting beside her husband’s hospital bed, holding his hand, soon after they learned that his death was imminent.
There’s no tape on her glasses or protector in her pocket.
When the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Marriage and Family Life met here, they were a little like Moses and the wandering Israelites: They knew where they were headed — but they didn’t have a map.
There was a time at St. Patrick Parish, in rural Atchison County, when half the parish didn’t speak to the other.
In the beginning, there was a barbecue contest . . .