Q. Please tell me how Catholics justify hospice care, especially withholding food and water from the patient. Doesn’t this starve the patient to death? And doesn’t […]
Father Kenneth Doyle: Moral principles and hospice/ Weddings and mortal sin
4 Lessons on Divine Mercy from the Woman at the Well
I had the enormous privilege last week of addressing English-speaking priests from around the world who had gathered in Rome for a special Jubilee celebration of […]
What does the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary teach us?
Q. I enjoy taking part in the novena of Masses on Thursday evenings at the Grasshopper Chapel in Cold Spring, which is one of the designated […]
Father Kenneth Doyle: Actions on global warming/ Confusion over Ascension
Q. Pope Francis published his encyclical on global warming in June 2015. What actions has the church initiated to put his recommendations into effect? Are we […]
Youth today: Who are they really?
They exhibit what might aptly be called a bipolar character about faith, church, family, sexual ethos and many other things that are important to them
‘Mother of Mercy’ is fitting title for Virgin Mary
Q. In the “Salve Regina,” the “Hail, Holy Queen,” that concludes the church’s night prayer, we address the Blessed Virgin Mary as “Mother of Mercy.” Please […]
Father Kenneth Doyle: Unrequested religious mailings/ Duties of priest and deacon
Q. I receive, on a daily basis, mailings from multiple religious organizations requesting monetary help. Often they include address labels, holy pictures, prayers cards, etc. I […]
Father Kenneth Doyle: Is St. George a saint? Frequency of anointing
Q. I attended Catholic schools for 12 years, and I view that experience as a prime factor in my success in life. In 1966 when I […]