Beware of 'prosperity gospel,' leading journal says

The "prosperity gospel" that U.S. President Donald Trump and many of his advisers and followers seem to espouse does not promote solidarity for the common good, but sees God as giving his blessings to the rich and punishing the poor, said an influential Jesuit journal.


Archdiocese hosts national immigrant ministry training

When Raiza Guevara first heard about a new program called Pastoral Migratoria coming to the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, she wasn’t sure she wanted to commit the time.


For deaf Catholics, a gesture from Pope Francis meant the world

Pope Francis communicated more with one hand on June 27 than many in the audience had seen in a long time from a church leader. With a smile on his face and his right arm raised in the air, Francis placed his two middle fingers in his palms and signed “I love you.”


Local ministries see benefits of Special Olympics

Margaret S. first participated in Special Olympics when she was 7 years old. Now 42, the St. Mary of Providence Home resident still participates and loves every minute of training and competing.


Retirees share their time through Ignatian Volunteer Corps

George Casson doesn’t think he does much at San Miguel School, 1954 W. 19th St. Casson, a retired attorney from Hinsdale, Illinois, and a member of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps, spends two days a week at the school, which operates on extended school year and an extended school day.