Perhaps the most profound and startling claim of Christianity centers around the fact that Jesus of Nazareth died on a cross, was sealed in a grave and three days later, was no longer there.
We are so caught up in the need to “go, go, go” and to move on to the next thing that we have lost the ability to pause.
One of the three major expressions of prayer offered to us by our Catholic Tradition is vocal prayer.
St. Catherine of Siena, whose feast we celebrate this month during the Easter season, is one of four women recognized as a Doctor of the Church.
Ultimately, these outward symbols teach us about more important interior, spiritual realities.
Margaret of Castello was canonized a saint by Pope Francis 701 years after her death. She is a model not only for undying faith in the Lord, but also that all life has value.
Every parent knows the feeling of watching their kids playing peacefully together, only to have it suddenly switch to fighting and chaos.
Although this saint was born into nobility, he dedicated his life to the King above all kings.
Let us take time to reflect on just one passage from the Confessions, as Augustine looked back on his earlier life.
Communion is both the source of and destiny planned for humanity.
This is a great question because it reveals you are aware of God’s desire that we turn to him in our need.
Twin sister of St. Benedict, she became the patron saint of the Benedictine nuns.
When Jesus was teaching in the temple, he said: “I am the light of the world."
Why is the good news of a viral video so easy to share while the Good News of Jesus Christ so difficult?
Opposition and exile didn’t stop this saint from setting the record straight at a time when heresy was the norm.
The words of the prophet Joel to the people of Israel more than 400 years before the birth of Christ are still applicable for us today:
The catechism (1421) states that Jesus willed his Church to continue his mission of healing and salvation through the power of the Holy Spirit.
I have been trying to pray more regularly, but I keep getting so distracted. It is really frustrating. What am I doing wrong?
I have a friend with whom I am trying to share the Gospel. He has great questions, but I’m not sure if he has faith yet. What should I do?
The feast of the Holy Family is appropriately placed on the liturgical calendar linking the Incarnation of Jesus to the human family who loved and taught him.
The term “missionary disciple” has been used to motivate Catholics to consistently live out our common evangelistic responsibility.
When the blessing of the Advent Wreath is celebrated in the home, it is appropriate that it be blessed by a parent or another family member.
In December 1545, the Council of Trent began its work of clarifying doctrine and purifying the inner life of the Church.