Body and Spirit


‘Don’t give up hope’: Archbishop responds to woman’s suicide plan
Oct 29 2014
Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland says the Oregon law puts forward illusion and confusion.

Texas nurse released from NIH, thanks God and doctors for recovery
Oct 27 2014
Pham held a news conference in Bethesda after she was declared virus-free.

Creativity and caring defined NDP senior, not the cancer that took her life
Oct 24 2014
“Consider me well prepared,” Claire Marie Wagonhurst wrote in her college admissions essay.

With midwife use on rise, SJMC adds second seasoned practice to OB-GYN care
Oct 21 2014
Despite a growing trend toward midwife use, it is not well understood by the general public.

Texas nurse with Ebola supported by prayers from her home parish
Oct 15 2014
During an Oct. 13 Mass at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Fort Worth, the pastor, Father Jim Khoi asked for prayers for Nina Pham.

Nurse says listening to God’s call to volunteer ‘changed my life’
Oct 12 2014
“Alexis Weber’s big-hearted generosity is an inspiration and reminder to us all to give back to our brothers and sisters in need,” said Father Larry Snyder.

St. Augustine parishioner fighting cancer: ‘I never walked alone’
Oct 11 2014
On New Year’s Eve, Tami Scovitch discovered a huge lump in her left armpit.

Speakers ask pope, synod to clear up ‘confusion’ on contraception
Oct 09 2014
A married couple from Brazil told Pope Francis and the Synod of Bishops that the church should stop giving “contradictory advice” on birth control.

Lay missioner in Liberia says Ebola devastating villages, local economy
Oct 08 2014
When Joe Sehnert moved to Liberia in 2011, he knew the risks of going to a Third World country.

With binge drinking on rise, colleges take steps to address its dangers
Sep 19 2014
Data released by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism shows that more than 80 percent of college students consume alcohol.