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Pope Francis says strength can be found in frailty of old...

VATICAN CITY — Elderly Christians are called to bear witness to the strength that comes from God, especially when moments of frailty and weakness...

Pope Francis: ‘Elderly people have so much to give us because...

VATICAN CITY -- People have a responsibility to care for the elderly and cherish their wisdom rather than regard them as a burden on...

Participation in World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly brings offer...

VATICAN CITY — Any Catholic who participates in the celebration July 24 of the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly can receive a...

With members aging, religious orders launch initiative to deal with those...

ROME — Having a member over 100 years old is not unusual today for orders of Catholic women religious, but many orders do not...

Pope Francis says faith is passed down by listening to honest...

VATICAN CITY — Handing on the faith from generation to generation requires listening personally and directly to older people’s lived experiences and stories of...

Pope Francis calls for renewal of alliance between young and old...

VATICAN CITY — The elderly, who are often cast aside, are a treasure trove of wisdom that can help one discover the true meaning...

I found treasure in a field — Sister Constance Veit, lsp

In our mid-summer weekday Masses, we read a series of parables from the Gospel of St. Matthew. These stories were perfect for summer with...

‘You are needed,’ Pope Francis tells grandparents, all elderly people

VATICAN CITY — Writing to his peers, Catholics who have reached a venerable age like he has, Pope Francis told older Catholics that God...

The need to return to homebound ministries; visits, respite and peace...

If anyone needs evidence that a weekly, hourly visit from a friendly volunteer makes a big difference in others' lives, the effect of the...

Look to the elderly for wisdom on how to live after...

In the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant number of elderly people died in institutions that should have protected these vulnerable members...

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