ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As student anxiety skyrockets, campus ministries are trying to help by not only offering the comforts of faith and community, but also creating collaborations with mental health professionals.
Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honored Wednesday with this year’s prestigious Templeton Prize, awarded to individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality.
REVERE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts State Police trooper killed in the line of duty last week was remembered at her funeral Mass on Wednesday, not just for her dedication to her dream job, but for her spirituality, her sense of fun and the love she brought to those who knew her.
PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Middle schooler Rarity Cournoyer stood at the heart of the Red Cloud Indian School campus and chanted a prayer song firmly and solemnly in the Lakota language — in a place where past generations of students were punished for speaking their mother tongue.
NEW YORK (AP) — Like many children of the late ‘70s and ’80s, Michael Landon's TV shows “Little House on the Prairie” and “Highway to Heaven” were appointment viewing for Barry Watson.
That's why when Watson was given the opportunity to co-star opposite Jill Scott in a film remake of “Highway to Heaven” for Lifetime, he was all for it.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A blast of festive trumpet flourishes and guitarrón bass breaks the solemn hush of Mass on a torrid August desert morning. Decked out in gold-embroidered suits, nine musicians pick, strum and trumpet the entrance hymn under tall stained-glass windows.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Alvaro Enciso plants three or four crosses each week in Arizona’s desert borderlands, amid the yellow-blossomed prickly pear and whip-like ocotillo, in honor of migrants who died on the northbound trek.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Alvaro Enciso plants three or four crosses each week in Arizona's desert borderlands, amid the yellow-blossomed prickly pear and whip-like ocotillo, in honor of migrants who died on the northbound trek.
Jane Goodall, the conservationist renowned for her expertise on chimpanzees and her globe-spanning advocacy of environmental causes, was named Thursday as this year’s winner of the prestigious Templeton Prize, honoring individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality.
ROME (AP) — The CEOs of vaccine-makers Pfizer and Moderna joined cardinals, academics and the lead guitarist of Aerosmith in opening a unique Vatican conference on COVID-19, other global health threats and how science, solidarity and spirituality can address them...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eddie Benton-Banai, who helped found the American Indian Movement partly in response to alleged police brutality against Indigenous people, has died...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered spiritual guidance aimed at strengthening members' faith amid a world of temptation and immorality and reaffirmed the faith's opposition to gay marriage during a church conference Saturday in Utah...
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A Dartmouth College professor of physics and astronomy was awarded one of the world's leading religion prizes for blending hard science and deep spirituality in his work, a foundation announced Tuesday...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has an unusual dilemma on its hands after nearly all the nuns in a tiny French religious order threatened to renounce their vows rather than accept the Holy See's decision to remove their superior...
Blessing of the Animals planned
The annual Blessing of the Animals will be held 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Assisi Heights Spirituality Center, 1001 14th St NW, in Rochester.
Join other animal lovers to celebrate the special grace that pets bring to our community.
HUNTINGTON — When students enter Studio 8 Yoga and Wellness on Saturday mornings they typically expect to hear ambient tunes or chanting, but this Saturday, Jeannie Harrison has a new plan. She is launching Yoga Folks, a community of yogis who love great music, according to a news release.
HUNTINGTON - When students enter Studio 8 Yoga and Wellness on Saturday mornings they typically expect to hear ambient tunes or chanting, but this Saturday, Jeannie Harrison has a new plan.
If you grew up a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, odds are you’re familiar with the concept of a pioneer trek — countless youth groups donning pioneer duds and dragging handcarts across desert trails to tap into the spiritual experiences of their faithful ancestors.
I mentioned at a Christmas dinner that a friend had attended Reed College. A guest mentioned a book with stories about Reed. My wife gifted me with "Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality" (2003) by Donald Miller, a campus ministry speaker.
From Christmas and the birth of Jesus Christ to Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Years and more, the holiday season holds a special meaning for many, with diverse backgrounds and beliefs creating a unique cultural experience each winter.
First United Methodist Church of Baraboo will host the first installment of a three-part class Sunday that ties together personal finances and spirituality.
Led by William Greenhalgh, a local estate planning attorney, financial adviser and member of the church, the course will offer a combination of biblical teachings and contemporary strategies to help participants achieve financial security.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tsu
This is the inspirational phrase that provided me the courage to embark on a year-long journey at this time last year. My goal was to define my personal spirituality and come to better understand my purpose in this lifetime.