Sent into the World

In his biography of Pope Francis, the English journalist Austin Ivereigh describes the preparatory meeting of the cardinals in March 2013 before entering the consistory to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI. Each cardinal was given 10 minutes... Read More

Co-responsibility in Action

“Dinner on Friday?” was the email subject line between Father Andy and the parishioner who volunteered as the website...

Fixing Friar Luca’s Problem

My friend Mike died a year ago after suffering from cancer for many years. A singer-songwriter and a lifelong...

The Power of the Rosary

Kimberly Hahn, the wife of Bible scholar and former Protestant minister Scott Hahn was once asked what three aspects...

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The Beauty and Significance of Reverence in the Liturgy

“Reverence” is an elusive word that nonetheless governs some critical judgments on the celebration of the Mass. It is... Read More

[SPONSORED] Why Make Disciples?

While we are often told that we are called to discipleship, how often are we given a compelling reason... Read More




Silence Is Needed

“I feel bad that you are starting your priestly ministry having to deal with this. I am on the... Read More

Promoting Vocations

In my portion of the Lord’s vineyard, which is predominantly rural, this is the time of the harvest. Farmers... Read More



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The Livestreaming Question

We are in interesting times, to say the least. As the COVID-19 crisis has waned, parishes that went online... Read More

Reaching the Finish Line

There are certainly many endeavors in life that we would rather avoid. A trip to the dentist is one... Read More