A reflection for National Natural Family Planning (NFP) Awareness Week, July 24 – July 30, 2016 Our God is a God of life! He does...
As Paul the Apostle wrote, "For to you has been granted, for the sake of Christ, not only to believe in him but also to suffer for him," we as Catholics are called to suffer for Christ. In their suffering, some have paid the ultimate price. Who were the first martyrs in Jesus' name?
Known to children as the man who brings him presents every Christmas night, The real Saint Nicholas is renowned for his legendary habit of secret gift giving. After his death, many have claimed to have relics of Saint Nicholas' bones. Where is he really buried?
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Wounds from the civil war in Syria go much deeper than just the physical ones caused by violence. Meet the people trying to help bring healing.
I was born a restless child and never faltered from my constant busyness into adulthood. The restlessness within was twofold: One, I tended toward generalized anxiety (e.g., fear of everything), and two, I grew up in a household rife with inconstancy and unexpected strife. To their credit, my parents raised my brother and me with rhythm and routine, but my brother’s burgeoning psychological diagnoses during early adolescence hurled the rest of us into a steady stream of uncertainty and panic.
Pope Francis offered helpful advice in his Lenten homily - summoning Catholics around the world to heed these forty days as a "wake up call for the soul."
Christ was taken to His Trial at Pontius Pilate's palace by way of 28 marble steps. Today, they are known as the Scala Sancta: the Holy Stairs.
Diverse Catholic media organizations have come together to issue a joint statement denounce the death penalty.
Each year when Christmas ends, we seem to move almost immediately to making resolutions for the New Year. Is 2015 the year in which we will become thinner, more respected in our fields and more financially stable? While none of these things are negative in and of themselves, it seems that we have passed over the spirit of reflection and gratitude that should naturally occur at the end of each year. After all, God just came to earth as a little child on Christmas; surely we can recognize the many gifts that He has blessed us with! While the results might seem less tangible than losing a few pounds or gaining a few dollars, along with offering glory to God who gives us all of life’s blessings, there are clear psychological benefits that come from expressing gratitude.