Enlightened heart finds new life in darkness

In a previous era of my life I was a midwife. I helped women give birth at home. It was during those years that I began to appreciate the dark. So much of the work of birth and/or the births...

DATE: July 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Classic cars displayed at Cortez church

DATE: June 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Briefs

Gallup diocese nears $25M in settlement GALLUP, N.M. – As its bankruptcy case wraps up, the Diocese of Gallup has allocated millions of dollars to compensate victims of sexual abuse. At the...

DATE: June 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

The good news: Attend church services, live longer

Religious services aren’t just good for your soul – they might be good for your health. A new study, released in a journal published by the American Medical Association, says that those who attend...

DATE: May 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Outside church, we belong to a community of souls

I’ve been thinking about belonging recently. We humans come into this world with a need to belong. We are born into families and kinship groups. We develop friends and colleagues as we grow. And...

DATE: May 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Arriola church excited to host Master’s Chorale

For The Journal The Master’s Chorale from The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, California, will be at Arriola Bible Church on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. Directed by Dr. Paul T. Plew, the Master’s...

DATE: May 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Church plans course on Graham book

For The Journal Can our senior years be our finest and most rewarding time in life? It may seem counter-intuitive, but our last years can be our best years. That’s the perspective that Fr. Carl...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Appeals court restores Utah ban on polygamy

SALT LAKE CITY – A federal appeals court restored Utah’s ban on polygamy Monday, handing a defeat to the family from TV’s “Sister Wives” and other polygamists who say the ruling could send plural...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

A fragment in life’s mosaic doesn’t define the whole picture

“Every tessera matters.” That’s what Matteo Randi, my mosaic instructor said to the eight of us gathered around a work table in Chicago a month ago. He said that each one (each piece of glass or...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Mormon missionaries hurt in Brussels attack

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah teenager who was injured in the Belgium airport attack survived a similar horror three years ago at the Boston Marathon. Mason Wells, a 19-year-old from Sandy, Utah, is...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

Faith-based films tone down religion, amp up star power

LOS ANGELES – For some filmgoers, hearing a movie described as “faith-based” makes it a must-see. But just as many others find the term a turn-off. To reach audiences beyond the Christian...

DATE: March 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith