The Heart of a Pastor in an Age of Pandemic

By James Day | Through the fog of fear, confusion, and death wrought by the global pandemic, the spiritual leadership of Pope Francis has emerged as a beacon of hope. “We have seen in these days of the… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Grieving Thomas

Tell me if you’ve heard this before: it’s the second Sunday of the joyous season of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday, for Catholics), after the Gospel reading in which St. Thomas the Apostle insists that he […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Pro-life leaders call for coronavirus vaccine without abortion ties

Washington D.C., Apr 18, 2020 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- Development of an effective, safe and widely available vaccine for the novel coronavirus is deeply important, but its development should avoid unethical links to abortion, said pro-life leaders in a letter to the Trump...

Like Thomas, we can surrender our fears to God

Second Sunday of Easter Acts 2:42-47; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31 “In the evening of that same day, the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews. Jesus came and stood among them. He said to them, ‘Peace...

St. Camillus de Lellis: Patron saint of hospitals, nurses, and the sick

Denver, Colo., Apr 18, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- St. Camillus de Lellis turned from a life as a soldier and gambler to become a priest and the founder of an order dedicated to caring for the sick. He is the patron saint of hospitals, nurses, and the sick. The order he...

Harsh Voices and Divine Mercy

Some writers have a talent for composing stories or poems that contrast a yearning for truth and meaning with glimpses of the underbelly of human nature, often grim and raw stories that can give one […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...