Jean Vanier, Canadian writer, philosopher and humanitarian who died May 7, was a champion for people with intellectual disabilities and touched countless lives through his constant message of love.
Any Catholic with even a cursory familiarity with recent news has more than enough information to inspire him to a life of prayer and penance.
Let this Valentine’s Day be an opportunity to lift up people and show we appreciate them.
Many, perhaps millions, of Hispanics are frightened. Yes, today, in the United States of America, many of our Hispanic Catholic sisters and brothers live in a permanent state of fear.
God works through our ordinary lives in moments so small we can miss them. Cooking breakfast for the ones we love. Baking bread. Washing feet. Sweeping the floor. Sitting with a sick child. Holding a baby.
If our homes can be places of warm welcome, so can our parishes.
TEC — Together Encountering Christ — is a three-day retreat program structured according to the Paschal Mystery. Retreatants experience talks, music, discussions, Scripture, liturgy and fellowship.
Thanksgiving couldn’t come at a better time this year, because gratitude is the one inexhaustible natural resources we seem to have a shortage of these days.