Pope Francis Makes Several Appointments

Resignation of bishop of Bayeux, France The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Bayeux, France, presented by Bishop Jean-Claude Boulanger.   Resignation of apostolic visitor for Armenian faithful resident in Western...

Dear Mayor Pete: A Testimony to Life

By Rick Becker | Our children listen to us. They really do. And you never know what will come of it. Case in point: My teen daughter, Katharine. She is our youngest (of seven), and so she has grown up (quietly) taking in… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

An Appeal for Common Sense

Choirs throughout the world face extraordinary challenges at present. Effectively silenced for several months, they have been unable to sing together in rehearsal or in the context of liturgical or concert performance. Even as countries begin, ever so cautiously, to...

The ‘Cottagecore’ Trend Won’t Lead Back to Eden

By Anna Abbott | Our sense of normality has been damaged by unemployment, chaos in the streets, being cooped up indoors, and the closures of churches, schools and so-called “non-essential” businesses. When there are all-too-real… Read the Whole Article at its...

The 3 Kinds of Homeschool Dads

By Susie Lloyd | What is a homeschool dad? If you said it’s a guy whose wife homeschools, you’re usually right. These dads come in more or less helpful varieties. The unhelpful ones put their wives on trial with a “let’s see… Read the Whole Article at its...

Teacher completes walking pilgrimage to California's 21 missions

Denver Newsroom, Jun 28, 2020 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- A Catholic teacher who finished a pilgrimage to the Spanish Missions in California this week has emphasized his devotion to the first missions’ founder, St. Junipero Serra, and their influence on him as an educator....

Blessed Franz Jägerstätter and the Simple Life of Sanctity

By Susanna Spencer | I was sitting at the lunch table over my daily salad while my husband prepped his grilled cheese at the stove. The children chatted with each other across the table from me. “I’ve been thinking about Bl…. Read the Whole Article at its...

Who Caused Job to Suffer — God or Satan?

By Dave Armstrong | Job 2:7 (RSV) So Satan went forth from the presence of the LORD, and afflicted Job with loathsome sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head. Job 42:11 . . . all the evil that the LORD had… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

In God’s light, we can become what He wants us to be

At work in the Novus Ordo Collect for this 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, new to editions of the Missale but originally from the 9th-century Sacramentarium Bergomense, are themes of divine adoption and the splendor of truth. The prayer connects being wrapped up in...