Catholic Charities Maine Relief & Hope Services provides emergency assistance to those in need.
Daniel Mahoney is ordained to the permanent diaconate by Bishop Robert Deeley
The Christian Life Center in Frenchville has been helping people grow in their faith for a half century.
Colby Catholics, the campus ministry group at Colby College in Waterville, is helping students live vibrant faith lives.
William Ridge, a teacher at Holy Cross School in South Portland, wins the 2023 Maine Catholic School Teacher of the Year Award.
Sister Elsa Telon, RSR, and Sister Mirian Maradiaga, RSR, are actively engaged in Hispanic Ministry in the Diocese of Portland.
The closing of Notre Dame de Lourdes Church in Springvale.
Jeannine DeRosby has lived a faith-filled life of service and sees her work as a bookkeeper as a ministry, not just a job.
St. Thomas School in Sanford celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Delvin Choice, a professional Gospel singer, holds a music residency at St. Brigid School in Portland.
St. Mary's Renaissance School in Lewiston has been helping students with behavioral issues for more than 25 years.
Father Michael Adebote, SMA, is now serving as a hospital chaplain in Lewiston.
Parish pastoral councils are a vital part of parish life in the Diocese of Portland.
Kim Suttie, the pastoral life coordinator at Corpus Christi Parish in Waterville, loves sharing her faith with othres.
Sister Bernadette Gautreau spent 50 years serving among the Cree people in northern Alberta, Canada.
The Heart of St. Francis Franciscan fraternity is canonically established in Houlton.
The Rite of Candidacy is celebrated for 11 men who publicly expressed their desire to be ordained permanent deacons.
The St. Bernard Soup Kitchen in Rockland has been serving the community for nearly 40 years.
The Esther Residence provides a bridge to women leaving incarceration.
Reggie and John Rancourt have been helping with the offertory collection at St. Gabriel Church in Winterport for more than 100 years combined.
Two Felician Sisters reflect on St. Joseph Healthcare's history as the Bangor hospital celebrates its 75th anniversary.
Members of the Saint Isidore Corps. spend the summer visiting members of St. Joseph Parish in Farmington and St. Rose of Lima Parish in Jay.
Stations of the Cross have been added to the grounds of St. Peter Church in East Millinocket.
Bishop Robert Deeley joins with parishioners to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St. Anne Church in Gorham.
Those who spend time in eucharistic adoration at the Rivier Chapel in Lewiston say that is has changed their lives.
18-year-old Ryan Young's search for answers lead him to the Catholic Chuch
His Eminence Antoine Cardinal Kambanda celebrates Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Concepton in Portland.
The diocese welcomes Father Elaiyaraja Thaniyel, HGN, and Father Brittoraj Amalogam, HGN, members of the Heralds of Good News.
A ministry of and for young adults, Casco Bay Catholics provides an opportunity for participants to grow in faith and friendship
Volunteers at the St. Louis Ecumenical Food Pantry make sure everyone feels welcome
The importance of putting God first, followed by family, are lessons Stephen Letourneau, CEO of Catholic Charities Maine, says he learned from his parents, who continue to be his mentors to this day
Catholic Charities Maine's Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children has been serving youths across the state for 48 years.
Nick and Garrett Bernardo continue to live their faith while running a successful sportswear company.
Gene Boyce, who celebrated his 90th birthday in 2022, has been volunteering at the St. Sebastian Thrift Shop in Madison since it welcomed its first customers.
For the first time in 134 years, St. Mary’s Health System in Lewiston will not have a Sister of Charity physically present. Sister Claire Pouliot, SCSH, the sole remaining sister serving there, retired in April 2022.
Father Simon Assogba, SMA, is now serving at the Parish of the Precious Blood in Caribou.
It's not surprising to find Catholic school teachers and staff with decades or even two decades or more of experience.
Father Amandus Sway, AJ, Father Kevin Upham, and Michael Vaughn talk about their service as hospital chaplains at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
Jeannette Belanger, one of the organists of All Saints Parish in Brunswick, recently celebrated her 90th birthday, but she has no intention of quitting the ministry she has done for 41 years.
The Catholic Charities Maine Food Bank says times are tougher than they've ever been
As an outreach coordinator for Catholic Charities Maine Parish Social Ministry, Bill Wood works to engage parishioners in their baptismal call to serve others.
Blanca Lytle began making and delivering sandwiches and meals to those experiencing homelessness. Now, her efforts have grown into a parish-wide ministry at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Westbrook.
When Father Frank Murray retired from active priestly ministry in August 2020, one of the well-wishing signs in a send-off parade read “From vocation to vacation.”
Northern Light Mercy Hospital in Portland has completed a consolidation project more than 13 years in the making.
For two decades, a trio of dedicated volunteers in East Millinocket and Millinocket has been providing comfort and guidance to those who have lost a loved one.
In 1973, responding to a call from the Second Vatican Council, the Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, also known as the Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec, approached Bishop Joseph Gerry, OSB, the 10th bishop of Portland, about establishing a mission in Brazil.
Imagine enjoying your job so much that you’ve continued to do it for nearly 50 years. That is the case with Estelle Beauchesne, a teacher at St. James School in Biddeford.
At age 18, Liam Scott is serving as the music minister at Holy Martyrs of North America Church in Falmouth.
Parishioners gathered to recognize the determination of that first Catholic community, to recall the journey of faith that has taken place.
On any given day from mid-September into December, you could find one or two or more members of the St. Patrick History Museum Group outside St. Patrick Church in Newcastle.