Discipleship rooted in living out, sharing faith

Julianne Stanz is the director of new evangelization for the Diocese of Green Bay, Wis., and is a consultant to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Catechesis and Evangelization. She will present on “Creating a Culture of Intentional Discipleship in Your Parish” at Diocesan Ministry Day Aug. 31 in St. Cloud. The following…

CRS correspondent says hope endures even in most dire situations

Caroline Brennan is senior communications officer for the humanitarian response department of Catholic Relief Services, the U.S. bishops’ overseas relief and development agency. In her role as a foreign correspondent on the front lines of crises, she has visited regions ranging from the war-torn Middle East to the typhoon-devastated Philippines. Earlier this month, she returned…