Faith and science come together for Space Day

MELBOURNE | When 50 students clamored for a spot in Ascension Catholic School’s Chess Club, Lillie Switanek was surprised. Their interest and the fact the school is on the Space Coast prompted her to gather a committee of parents to …

Flooding and affordable housing addressed at meeting

By Glenda Meekins of the Florida Catholic staff, March 28, 2024

Grassroots efforts to improve affordable housing and address flooding issues in Volusia County were the focus of the March 18, F.A.I.T.H. Assembly meeting at Our Lady of Hope Parish …

Love is Ageless

Couple’s example shows it’s never too late for marriage


PALM BAY | “Little one” is a term of endearment for Grace Boehm. At 5 feet, the 95-year-old stood confident in front of the altar, with her hair pulled back, …

Faithful pray for the unborn through spiritual adoption

SUMMERFIELD  |  Maggie Fraser prays every day for Joseph Thomas. She’s never met him, although she hopes she will someday.


What she does know is roughly how big he is, what he looked like since God conceived him, and