As Catholics, we shouldn’t be mindless consumers of popular culture. Love Good Music gives us the chance to experience music that resounds with meaning, rather than reinforces society’s emphasis on cheap thrills.
Does God care about basketball? Is it ok to pray about the outcome of sporting events? Can I pray for LeBron James and the Cavs in the NBA Finals?
A man fishing at the Loch Raven Reservoir in north Baltimore County some two decades ago was convinced he had snagged a big fish after his line hooked something substantial. After reeling in his haul, the angler had no fish. He had, however, caught something even more remarkable: a large Gothic monstrance used by Catholics to hold the Eucharist for worship.
Holy Heroes, a Catholic company that provides educational resources for children, is spearheading a 9-month Spiritual Adoption program for families beginning May 1.
Pope Francis read out the names of 20 bishops and archbishops who will be raised to the dignity of the cardinalate at the upcoming Consistory on February 14th.
We fired some questions at the walking encyclopedia that is Father Steve Grunow, and this is what he fired back: Everything you ever wanted to know about Catholicism and Halloween, and more.
In the midst of this moral momentum is the invitation for people to open their eyes a little wider to see that the Brock Turner case didn’t happen in a vacuum. Our culture helped to shape his world.
In 1992, David Bowie performed at an AIDS benefit concert in memory of the late Freddie Mercury, the artist recited the "Our Father" in front of 72,000 fans
Two news items from last week put me in mind of St. Irenaeus and the battle he waged, nineteen centuries ago, against the Gnostic heresy. The first was the emergence of Bruce Jenner as a “woman” named Caitlyn, and the second was a “shadow council” that took place in Rome and apparently called for the victory of a theology of love over John Paul II’s theology of the body.
"That families in need may receive the necessary support and that children may grow up in healthy and peaceful environments."