Mother of fallen deputy bears gifts, blessings

ORLANDO | Norma Lewis has participated in the annual celebration of Blue Mass since her son, Deputy First Class Norman Lewis, died in an 2017 manhunt for Markeith Loyd. Loyd was on the run after killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and …

Bishop’s Letter: On a path of God’s design

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

On the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we hear the prophet Isaiah tell us that our way is not God’s way; that our thoughts do not compare to God’s. God’s way is above reproach. …

Incardination marks two blessings in one

ORLANDO  |  It was a double header for Father Carlos Cabán, becoming a newly incardinated priest to the Diocese of Orlando followed by his installation as pastor of St. John Vianney Parish in Orlando. The successive events occurred Sept. 10,

Congress offers a eucharistic feast

ORLANDO  |  On fire for the Lord, roughly 1,200 people crowded the parking lot at Holy Cross Parish to participate in the celebration of Mass, pray the rosary, and stand watch with Jesus during Eucharistic Adoration.

The praise, prayer and

Faithful urged to revive love for Eucharistic Adoration

ORLANDO | In an age where churches are closing and chapels are often empty as Jesus rests in the tabernacle alone, Pope Francis calls for all to revive their “awe” for Jesus’ true presence in the Blessed Sacrament. In this …

El Camino offers something for everyone

ORLANDO  |  Three women from Orlando journey El Camino de Santiago de Compostela, each for different reasons. Rose Alagano hoped to honor her deceased brother who was supposed to make the journey with her. Jennifer Powers jumped at the chance

WYD deepens faith of pilgrims

ORLANDO  |   It was a hectic morning at the Gulde house. Mary, her husband, Anthony, and their five children made final additions to suitcases, anxious about the trip to Portugal and the days ahead. On the agenda — a visit …

Knights challenged to bring Christ to others

ORLANDO | Amid the swirl of incense and the fanfare of a brass orchestra and choir singing a triumphal “Te Deum,” several hundred clergy processed into the opening Mass for the Knights of Columbus 2023 annual convention, escorted by uniformed …