Pope Francis offered a checklist for Catholics to keep track of how they measure up to the biblical admonition: “If anyone says, ‘I love God,’ but hates his brother, he is a liar.”
No one should be afraid to turn to God with prayer, especially in times of great doubt, suffering and need, Pope Francis said.
In response to the church abuse crisis, many parishes around the country have been bringing out the big guns in a spiritual sense — calling on St. Michael the Archangel to help the church.
Our engagement in politics is a mission in which our holiness of life is far more potent than mere activity.
Prayerful recollection by the celebrant and other liturgical ministers is never out of date or out of place.
Two excellent books, “Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World” and “I’ve Been Thinking: Reflections, Prayers and Meditations for a Meaningful Life,” are best read together, starting with McNamara’s insightful page-turner history of the struggles and accomplishments of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, which also includes the achievements of her husband, Sarge Shriver.
John and Christy Gregory, residents of Padua and members of Our Lady of the Angels in Sauk Centre, learned through a tramatic vehicle accident of their son, Dominic, that by praying and listening, everything came together.
A religious sister who is the longtime chaplain of the Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team credited the pregame prayer and the players’ solid teamwork for the Ramblers’ thrilling, last-second 64-62 win over the University of Miami in the NCAA Tournament on March 15.
June 8, 2017, will probably always be a day etched in Molly Powers’ mind. Not only was it exactly a month since she and her husband, Kevin, suffered the loss of a child through miscarriage, it also was her last day in campus ministry at the University of Illinois in Chicago and was the day […]