Faith of our fathers: son of a deacon celebrates first Mass, with his father by his side

From the Charlotte News Herald:  Father Paul McNulty celebrated his first Mass June 29 at St. Patrick Cathedral in Charlotte. His father, Deacon Brian McNulty, chanted the Gospel reading at Mass and assisted Father Paul at the altar during his first Mass. Father Joshua Voitus delivered the homily. Father McNulty’s chalice was a gift from [Read More...]

Another Deacon in the Family

Happy news from the Diocese of Charlotte, where a permanent deacon took part in the ordination of his son as a transitional deacon: It is a great grace for the whole Church when a new transitional deacon is ordained on his journey toward the holy priesthood. For seminarian Paul D. McNulty, June 1 was an [Read More...]

“Instead of Closing Parishes and Schools, We’re Doing the Opposite. We’re in Total Growth Mode…”

It’s a trend worth spotting:  In the waves of turbulence that rippled throughout the Catholic Church in the 1970s, the nuns of St. Dominic’s Monastery found themselves forced to leave their longtime home in Wisconsin in search of a new one. The nuns moved to a temporary residence in Washington, D.C., while looking for a permanent setting [Read More...]