A Pencil in Our Lords Hand – 6th grade letters

Kathleen Caruso and her 6th grade class at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish School in Lansing, MI, keep the legacy of Father Joe alive every year by watching “A Pencil in Our Lords Hand” and using rosaries from Casa Hogar. Then, after watching the documentary…

Casa Hogar Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By Jordan Zoroufy Father Joseph Walijewski found his inspiration after seeing how so many of Lima’s children lived, and still live, in desperate poverty. One day, while walking through the slums of Lima, he noticed what appeared to be a pile of old newspapers…

Pope Francis’ visit to Bolivia includes a stop at Santa Cruz

Pope Francis visited Holy Cross Parish in Santa Cruz, Bolivia during the summer of 2016 and walked in the footsteps of Father Joe as he processed by Holy Cross Parish, a church built by Father Joe. By Father Keith José Kitzhaber A very eventful…

Father Joe’s Vision of Christmas

By Bishop William Patrick Callahan 1971 could quite seriously be hailed as the start of the digital age with the invention of the microprocessor. The year also hailed the admission of China to the United Nations and the grand opening of Walt Disney World…