Follow Pope Francis’ example of ‘Mercy Fridays’
Sep 21 2016
What if we kept a mercy journal as we try to delve into practices of mercy? Just a simple little notebook in which we chronicle each effort, and its outcome might focus our attention on mercy.
A tribute to Monsignor Art Valenzano
Sep 20 2016
Because he was genuinely and cheerfully humble, Father Art was in touch with God’s mercy and could dispense God’s mercy in a seemingly effortless way.
Peace is a decision
Sep 19 2016
As Christians we believe that the “Word became flesh.” God took on our humanity. Through prayer let us become so transformed that we take on God’s divinity.
When I am not enough
Sep 19 2016
“We are to become vessels of God’s compassionate love for others,” St. Clare of Assisi said.
How can Catholics relate to Mary?
Sep 14 2016
When Catholics recite the line from the Hail Mary: “Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death,” they do not think of Mary as a goddess with independent power. They know that power comes from her Son. They simply ask her to intercede for them, knowing well that Jesus will honor her request.
What does God want me to do?
Sep 08 2016
Should I or shouldn’t I? What does God want me to do? How many times have you wished you had a direct line to God?
Apologists, catechists and theologians: Wake Up!
Aug 31 2016
For the past 50 years or so, Christian thinkers have largely abandoned the art of apologetics and have failed (here I offer a j'accuse to many in the Catholic universities) to resource the riches of the Catholic intellectual tradition in order to hold off critics of the faith