For Evangelina Palma Ramírez, Ph.D., from Cristo Rey Parish, accompaniment (acompañamiento) is walking with people, being with them, listening to their joyful and sad experiences and helping them acquire what they need.
Pete Burak reminds us even in a pandemic, we can still pray.
Everyone with glasses or contacts understands the sensation of seeing leaves on trees after putting on glasses for the first time.
For Sarah, witnessing is about how you live your daily life.
The key is reminding people that they are good and that God is pleased with them.
Confirmation – much more than a certificate of completion.
Christianity’s bold claims shine brightest when things are darkest.
John Thelen began volunteering with St. Vincent de Paul in St. Johns in 1995, and is now the executive director.
Peter’s journey of faith is a microcosm for all of us.
Sue Davis of St. Gerard Parish in Lansing has been bringing the Eucharist to patients at local hospitals for 11 years.
Many of us just try to survive Lent until we can satiate our increasing hunger for dessert, Instagram, alcohol or the snooze button. Columnist Pete Burak invites you to consider it from a different perspective.
Jo Hooper shares a mother’s warmth
In recent years, usually around the beginning of November, I’ve noticed a growin...
As Christians, we’ve been given a sneak peek of where this most miraculous story leads. Reset your expectations this Advent and see what happens when you await the Lord with an open heart.
This tight-knit group takes care of their parish and each other
As a retired chief accounting officer, she knows the value of robust bookkeeping.
Each experience is unique - be ready to share yours.
“I hope the people I transport gain a better understanding of God’s purpose through the services we provide,” explains Gary Kinneer. “Hopefully it brings them closer to God.”
Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” (Mt 16:24) These are challenging words from Jesus. They cut to the heart and demand a response.
“Rejoice in the Lord always, again I will say, Rejoice.
Jill discovered her own call and vocation, now she prays for others to realize their own.
Jack W. Chan of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Lansing is a natural-born, tried-and-true missionary pilgrim if there ever was one.
Anyone who’s played sports, pursued music or developed a new personal skill or trait has probably heard it said, “If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse!”
Mary VanPoppelen became a volunteer at Mother Teresa House after retiring from the family business about a year and a half ago.