Catherine of Siena: We Need Saints for this Missionary Age

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In an age collapsing under the weight of sin and wandering aimlessly without a moral compass, we need holy women and men to be raised up

Living the Compassionate Way of Downward Mobility by Following Jesus Christ

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In the Gospel of Matthew (Matt. 16:24-28) Jesus speaks to us of denying ourselves. Part of what that means is simply refusing to be the

Prayer Is the Path to Real Freedom

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The Gospel passage read at the Catholic Liturgy today is taken from the account of one of the teachings the Lord gave to his disciples

Reflecting on Sing a Little Louder: Intro and Fear

This is part 1 of 7 reflections on Sing a Little Louder.


The powerful short-film Sing

Singing Louder and Solidarity

In the dramatic short film Sing a Little Louder an elderly German man recounts his haunting experience as a young boy during the years of Nazi terror.

A railroad track ran behind our small church, and each Sunday morning we would hear the whistle from a

How a ‘Culture of Distraction’ Keeps Millennials From Marrying

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Consumerism. A culture of distraction.

What I Saw on Respect Life Sunday

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My heart was heavy when my husband and I brought our four children to Mass on the first Sunday of October. I had just

Gianna Beretta Molla’s ‘Sacrament of Love’

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St. Gianna Beretta Molla is

Love Unknown

After the birth of my first son, I spent a good week or two crying. He was beautiful and healthy, and his birth was relatively easy. I loved him with a love I had never before experienced--it was joyful, exciting, and overwhelming. So, you may ask now, as my husband did then, Why were you crying?

Combatting Planned Parenthood: How To Serve and Protect Life

I met my husband because of the pro-life movement — I interviewed him for a radio story as I was covering a 40 Days for Life campaign. Since then I’ve attended countless 40 Days for Life rallies, prayer events, pro-life talks and parties — and all as a participant instead of as a

Quote of the Week:

"But we cannot pray 'at all times' if we do not pray at specific times, consciously willing it."

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