How a Parish in Fort Wayne Is Using The 99

Fr. Andrew Budzinski, pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish and Vocation Director for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, is using The 99: A New System for Evangelization to shepherd his parishioners into love for Jesus. Ascension interviewed him to get his take on the program’s effectiveness. Here is the interview: I know you’re … Continued

How The 99 Is Being Used in St. Gabriel Church, Concord, Ohio

Deacon Bob Grgic of St. Gabriel Parish in Concord, Ohio believes The 99 Mission Series is an incredibly effective way to reach Catholics in the spiritual fringes of his parish.

How Mater Dei Parish in Sioux City Implements The 99 Mission

Mary Lehr, director of faith formation for Mater Dei Parish, Sioux City, is using The 99: A New System for Evangelization, to help parishioners get involved in parish life in new ways. We spoke with her to learn how The 99 is transforming Mater Dei’s faith community. Here’s what she shared. How are you using … Continued

St. Joseph Guided Us When COVID Altered Our Wedding Plans

My wedding is scheduled for May 9, 2020. We have plans for a large ceremony in our local parish of St. Agnes. A ceremony with choral voices raised to God, and family and friends surrounding us on both sides. We had plans for a reception for two hundred people in a beautiful venue with flowers … Continued

High Energy at the March for Life 2020 (Slideshow)

People from all walks of life turned out this past Friday to the March for Life 2020 to show their support for the pro-life cause. The theme for this year’s rally was “Life Empowers: Pro-Life is Pro-Woman”. Photos gathered from photographers Matt Pirrall, Martin Jernberg, and Gregory J Cole show the high energy of those … Continued

An Interview with March for Life Veteran, Aimee MacIver

Every January for the past fifteen years Aimee has taken a twenty-four-hour bus ride with about fifty high-school-aged girls to join hundreds of thousands at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.  She is an original gangster of our ever growing Archdiocese of New Orleans youth pilgrimage. (This year there are thirteen busses) You … Continued

35 Uplifting Photos from the March for Life 2019

Hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates faced the cold and attended the March for Life on January 18, 2019. We sent a photographer, Matt Pirrall, to capture the spirit of the March this year, and the photos tell a hopeful story. Pirrall stated, “My biggest hope from my photos is that I captured their joy, … Continued