Being a parent can be an incredible path to holiness. Today, Ricky Jones offers three ways Christ offers his grace to parents to sanctify them.
Urgent Opportunities 2017
Are you still searching for a meaningful volunteer experience – or know someone who is There are still some wonderful full-time, faith-based service opportunities remaining for 2017 – 2018. The following listing contains dozens of programs* serving across the U.S. and abroad and offering a variety of engaging work placements. We encourage you to take a look, and to move fast on any program that interests you! These opportunities may not remain open long. Click the icon or the link below to start your journey: *Programs listed in alphabetical order. Questions about this listing? Interested in a specific program? Have another opportunity to add? Contact Mike McCormick at firstname.lastname@example.org . Looking for some service inspiration? Check…
The Untold Story of How the CDF Created the Anglican Ordinariate
Here's why the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith during Benedict XVI’s papacy realized that it had to take charge of the reuni...
What is the Chrism Mass?
Q: Would you please explain the significance of the Chrism Mass? On Holy Thursday morning (in some dioceses it may be another morning during Holy Week), the bishop, joined by the priests of the diocese, gather at the Cathedral to celebrate the Chrism Mass. This Mass manifests the unity of the priests with their bishop. …
What does the IHS monogram mean?
It is extremely common to walk into a Catholic church and see the letters IHS etched on a crucifix or prominently featured in a stained glass window. What do they mean? Contrary to popular belief, …
What is a Saint Joseph’s Table?
Saint Joseph, even though he doesn’t speak a word in Sacred Scripture, has been deeply loved by Christians since the very beginning of the Church. It did not take long for Saint Joseph, on account …
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
What started on the playground ends at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court heard argument this morning in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, involving a Lutheran preschool, which was blocked from participating in a Missouri program that provides shredded-tire resurfacing to make playgrounds safer for kids. The case will determine whether the government can blacklist religious organizations from participating in public safety programs simply because they are religious. This is the first religious liberty case…
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Catholic Crooner Connick discusses new show, family, faith
By Jim Graves. Entertainer’s syndicated talk show “Harry” debuted last September