Marian Tribute Is Silver Lining in the Silver State

Situated at a panoramic 6,150-foot elevation in Virginia City, Nevada, St. Mary in the Mountains Church is aptly named. The road leading to its Gothic, red-brick frame and towering white steeple winds upward along desert mountainsides of sparsely...

How to Be Wise in Evil Days

Sunday, Aug. 19, is the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B). Mass Readings: Proverbs 9:1-6, Psalm 34:2-7, Ephesians 5:15-20, John 6:51-58. In the first century, the number of believers in the true God was vanishingly small. The world was...