Have you ever been asked why we, as Catholics, place so much emphasis on praying for the dead?
Born just two years before Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to a church door, Teresa was ultimately guided by her literal burning love for God.
Clearly, our culture is fascinated with the spiritual realm and their various interpretations of the beings that inhabit it.
I sometimes feel like a hypocrite when I say that I believe in God and am Catholic, but then I don’t always live the way I should live as a disciple of Jesus.
Four women are generally recognized as the Matriarchs of the Jewish faith. The children of these women would lead to the formation of the 12 tribes of Israel.
Although the story of Esther is full of numerous twists and turns, the spiritual points are clear.
I recently received communion in a non-Catholic church. Did I do something wrong?
There’s something about Peter’s journey of faith and transformation that deeply resonates with me.
Sept. 29 is the feast of the archangel Raphael. His name means “God has healed.”
Being humble means forsaking our egos by putting others before us. It means putting God’s will for our lives above our own.
The mother of Constantine the Great had humble beginnings, but rose to great importance in Christian history.
I’ve been to confession, and I know that God has forgiven my sins. But I still feel badly about them. What should I do?
Judith's story is yet another example of God delivering the Jewish people from harm by using the least likely of people.
Andrew of Phú Yên, Vietnam, became a student of Alexandre de Rhodes, a French Jesuit missionary, at the insistence of his mother.
Ask the Lord to show you the logs in your life and, if you’re tempted to focus on someone else’s speck, just give them to Jesus instead.
You can tell a lot about someone by examining what or who they celebrate.
Gone was freedom beyond the walls, gone indeed from Israel. When I, Deborah, arose, when I arose, a mother of Israel. – Jgs 5:7
Everyone handles their challenges in different ways.
I am writing because I keep coming back to the same question, “Am I a good person?”
Despite illness and suffering, St. Marguerite Bays still asked, “What can we do to love God more?”
For Catholics, Revelation 20 is symbolic and does not signify a golden age on earth.
The rosary is a common devotion among Catholics that meditates on t...
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