As the father of four young children, the Holy Spirit pricked my heart when the well-known and surprisingly profound “This Little Light of Mine” came blasting through the speaker.
A civil engineer and father of five, Brian Smith of St. Mary’s Parish in Westphalia works hard to carve out time to serve the Lord and share his love.
Was featured prominently in the Acts of the Apostles as one of seven men selected to be the first deacons of the Church.
As a person who struggles with anxiety at times, I have some sense of what you are enduring.
If you are like me, and you are afraid that God does not see you, I am here to tell you something.
Her short life overflowed with a devotion to the Trinity.
Unlike in most parishes, my priest did not appear to minister during the COVID pandemic. I feel abandoned, so why should I go back to my parish?
The Gospels provide us with guidance as we seek to properly order our actions.
How do we respond to God’s invitations, gifts and corrections?
A small act to support a foster parent on the Rosebud Indian Reservation grew into a group effort.
Pete Burak reminds us even in a pandemic, we can still pray.
From a noble, 12th century Bavarian family, St. Hedwig used her influence to promote peace.
Lessons on having the same mind, love, heart and thought as Christ.
For Evangelina Palma Ramírez, Ph.D., from Cristo Rey Parish, accompaniment (acompañamiento) is walking with people, being with them, listening to their joyful and sad experiences and helping them acquire what they need.
When I was doing full-time parish ministry, one of my favorite activities was performing baptisms.
Dear Fr. Joe: I am constantly seeing vitriolic posts about politics on social media from my friends — and even my priest.
Considered the most learned of the Church Fathers, Saint Jerome is a doctor of the Church.
Everyone with glasses or contacts understands the sensation of seeing leaves on trees after putting on glasses for the first time.
For Sarah, witnessing is about how you live your daily life.
The same Jesus Christ who offered himself on Calvary now offers his body and blood on the altar.
The mind can certainly take in the Sistine Chapel Ceiling, and the will can perceive it as a good, but it is the heart that sings in its presence.
The key is reminding people that they are good and that God is pleased with them.
Confirmation – much more than a certificate of completion.
Prayer, Mass, homilies, visiting the sick, administrative duties and more.