When I was doing full-time parish ministry, one of my favorite activities was performing baptisms.
Pete Burak reminds us even in a pandemic, we can still pray.
From a noble, 12th century Bavarian family, St. Hedwig used her influence to promote peace.
Lessons on having the same mind, love, heart and thought as Christ.
For Evangelina Palma Ramírez, Ph.D., from Cristo Rey Parish, accompaniment (acompañamiento) is walking with people, being with them, listening to their joyful and sad experiences and helping them acquire what they need.
The same Jesus Christ who offered himself on Calvary now offers his body and blood on the altar.
The mind can certainly take in the Sistine Chapel Ceiling, and the will can perceive it as a good, but it is the heart that sings in its presence.
Dear Fr. Joe: I am constantly seeing vitriolic posts about politics on social media from my friends — and even my priest.
Considered the most learned of the Church Fathers, Saint Jerome is a doctor of the Church.
Everyone with glasses or contacts understands the sensation of seeing leaves on trees after putting on glasses for the first time.
For Sarah, witnessing is about how you live your daily life.
The key is reminding people that they are good and that God is pleased with them.
Confirmation – much more than a certificate of completion.
Prayer, Mass, homilies, visiting the sick, administrative duties and more.
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati has been described as an ordinary young man with an extraordinary faith.
Christianity’s bold claims shine brightest when things are darkest.
Saint Norbert founded a religious order of Canons regular, now known as the Norbertines, in the 12th century.
To love our enemies does not mean we are their friends. It does not mean that we are to continue to put ourselves in a position to get hurt. That’s important to remember.
So many good people I know have suffered horribly in the last month, and I’m really struggling to hold on to my faith.
Take a gratitude walk In times of trouble, our hearts long for peace an...
Christopher (Cristóbal) Magallanes (1869-1927), priest, missionary and teacher, was martyred during the Cristero War – the three-year resistance of the Mexican people against the government’s effort to suppress the expression of faith and limit the power
Good stewards recognize the blessings of God in their lives.
John Thelen began volunteering with St. Vincent de Paul in St. Johns in 1995, and is now the executive director.