Saturday, August 13, 2022

Opinion

Elderly and the Victims of War

‘Grandparents are the living memory of a people, and young people and children ought to listen to their grandparents.’

Is it still worth it to be a Catholic priest?

In 2002, I heard the call to become a priest. That was the year that the Boston Globe first ran articles about the clerical sex abuse crisis.

Be a Silver Lining to Those in Darkness

‘To honor the World Day of the Sick, let’s ask ourselves how we can help someone passing through this COVID storm.’

What Did Pope Francis Really say About the Death Penalty and Life Imprisonment?

The recent statement of Pope Francis on the death penalty and the use of prisons as punishment have been treated as revolutionary in the media at large. In fact, his words are revolutionary – precisely because they are exactly in line with what the Catholic Church and Popes before him have taught.

Opinion: “We Must Think About Our Relationship With God and Others”

Photo: Sr. Paul Gallagher leads the retreat group in song. Photo: Sr. Josephine Goebel, CSA The Lenten Retreat “To Turn Round Right” given by Sr. Paula Gallagher on April 5th at Sacred Heart Retreat House was a day of reflection. The...

Letter to the Editor: Benedict and the Conclave

Since the "abdication" of Pope Benedict XVI I have felt a gnawing need to stand up for Pope Benedict in particular, and for the Roman Catholic Church in general

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Aging and a Season of Fruitfulness

‘The fast pace of the world can lead seniors to implicitly accept the idea that they are useless. My uncle never succumbed to this temptation.’

How Love of the Eucharist Helps With the Challenges of Raising a Family

Here it was, my suffering, presented to me in the darling chubby cheeks of delight of the incredibly beautiful children entrusted to me.

The Eucharist and Daily Living

Jesus gifted us with the greatest gift ever offered - Himself to us in the form of Holy Communion.

Jesus is Calling You: How the Eucharist Reveals Our Vocation

When you spend privileged time with Jesus, He will invite you to follow Him more closely. And, when the time is right, He will make His call to you clear.

Mary and the Eucharist

How Our Lady points the way to her Son.