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Oct 31, 2019

Antonia Cummings is a 2015 graduate of Marymount University, and shortly after she graduated, she began mortuary school. Hear about why she felt personally called to the profession, and how she lives out the Catholic Corporal Work of Mercy to bury the dead.


Oct 17, 2019

Bishop Eduardo Kussala, of the Tombura-Yambio Diocese in South Sudan, visits the Catholic Herald and the Diocese of Arlington as part of a 2019 visit to the United States. He talked to staff writer Zoey Maraist about life in the war-torn country, and how he's using the Catholic faith to encourage peace.


Oct 1, 2019

The Blessing of the Animals is a popular tradition at many Catholic churches. But how did it all get started? What can we learn? Franciscan Fr. John O'Connor, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Triangle, shares the origins of the Blessing of the Animals, and some stories about St. Francis of Assisi's connection...


Sep 23, 2019

Lawyer Lynda Rozell traded in her Fairfax townhouse for an Airstream trailer and now travels around the country, sharing her Catholic faith at campgrounds.

Learn more about Rozell's nomadic way of life — and why she calls herself the "Tin Can Pilgrim" — in our Sept. 26 print edition. 


Sep 10, 2019

Ken Balbuena, a parishioner of St. Bernadette Church in Springfield and director of pilgrimages at the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, survived two brain surgeries after a ruptured aneurysm. In this episode, he'll explain why he believes Knights of Columbus founder Fr. Michael J. McGivney, St. John...