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Dec 23, 2019

In the spirit of the season, the Catholic Herald asked readers to nominate a volunteer who consistently goes above and beyond to help others as our first-ever "Herald Angel." 

Rich Rouck, selected by our staff from more than a dozen nominations, is a volunteer driver for the transportation ministry at Holy Spirit Church...

Dec 20, 2019

In 1939, Robert May was 35 years old, heavily in debt and depressed about the state of his life. He had an Ivy League education and had hoped to write the Great American Novel — but was instead writing catalog copy about men's white shirts for Montgomery Ward. Then he got the assignment that changed his life. Here's...

Dec 11, 2019

A local teenager has written music that has been officially approved for use in the Catholic Mass.

Matthew Brown, 15, a parishioner at St. Mark Church in Vienna, has played piano for Masses at the church since he was in sixth grade. Brown recently composed the “Mass of the Resurrection,” a four-part Mass setting,...

Dec 4, 2019

Most everyone in Lebanon knows and loves St. Sharbel. He’s beloved by Christians, but Druze and Muslim people have reported being healed by him, too. Zoey Maraist takes us to Our Lady of Lebanon Church in Washington to learn more about the mysterious hermit turned miracle worker. 

Nov 18, 2019

Elizabeth Foss is a longtime Catholic Herald columnist and founder of Take Up and Read, a ministry that encourages women to read and ponder the word of God. She shares more about her ministry and the benefits of engaging with sacred Scripture. 


Related story: Elizabeth Foss releases a book for Advent...