Sin always breaks our personal communion with God. Healing this rupture requires reconciliation with both God and Christ’s body, the Church.
Catholic teaching obliges us to use ordinary means to preserve our life and health, that we might make our days count.
St. Maximilian Kolbe 1894-1941 Feast Day: August 14 Raimund Kolbe, born in Russian Poland, was ordained a Franciscan, Maximilian Mary, in Rome. In the 1920s, he reopened a […]
Marking the anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, Pope Francis urged nations to recall the need to protect the life and dignity of the victims of war and armed conflict.
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
First reading: Wis 18:6-9
Second reading: Heb 11:1-2, 8-19 or 11:1-2, 8-12
Gospel: Lk 12:32-48
A new study about the level of Catholic belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist showed that a majority of Catholics do not believe that the bread and wine used at Mass become the body and blood of Christ.
Father Chris Piasta, Catholic chaplain at John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports in the Queens borough of New York, says he has a ministry of presence.
The Wednesday general audience offers the pope the opportunity to help people understand the fundamental teachings and beliefs of the Catholic faith.