What Would You Do?


“My name is Diana and I have lived at Vida Joven for a little over two years. I am 7 years old and I am in 2nd grade. I have three siblings: Karla is 9 years old, Daniel is 6,

Feasting & Fasting


I was raised in an evangelical Church. The only holidays we celebrated in church were Christmas and Easter. There was nothing traditional about those celebrations — indeed, there was often the desire to do something “new” and “exciting” that would

Just in: Fr. Kraft’s first book


The original volume of Fr. Kraft’s collected sermons, Today We Encounter a Hard Saying: The Lord, the Scripture, and Us, is now available at Village Books. It can be found beside the 2nd volume, Nobody Reads Leviticus. Fr.

Revelation of God’s Gift


Peruse the Hallmark Channel listings this time of year and you’ll find any number of Christmas stories: films on Biblical tradition, modern tales of the spirit of generosity, heartwarming themes about Christmas miracles — all the genres are represented.


High School Helpers


Throughout the fall 2015 semester, a sociology class from La Costa Canyon High School, led by teacher John Digiulio, spent many Friday class sessions at Carlsbad by the Sea Retirement Community. They spent time with residents playing pickleball, making cupcakes,