There we were—all 7,000-plus of us—engaged in Eucharistic Adoration at the outdoor altar of St. James, the parish church in Medjugorje. At Benediction, the priest
“Gather the children in this wild country and teach them what they should know for salvation.” Our Lady of Good Help gave this mission to
Another cycle of RCIA and religious education is about to begin. Over the next nine to ten months, many faithful will prepare for confirmation and
the times in which we live…are scarcely less deplorable for the Christian religion than the worst days, which…were most full of misery to the Church.
Parish ministry meetings should not be boring, ineffective, inefficient time-wasters! All too often, though, that’s how they end up. Each of us is called to
Consecration to Jesus through Mary: does the notion pique your interest? Does it sound spiritually powerful, or does it raise questions? Many people have consecrated
Every year at Lent, the Gospel for the First Sunday of Lent tells us the story of Christ’s time in the desert. Jesus began His
An exhortation to develop an interior life or to deepen one’s relationship with Jesus—is, in and of itself, good. Yet, simply attempting to persuade someone
The giving of oneself to God and to neighbor is not only an act of charity. Giving it all requires a deep faith as well.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops estimates that some 30,000 people came into the Church at the Easter Vigil Masses this year. That is
Thinking back on my life, reflecting on my past, I feel a deep sense of remorse, especially at this time of the year. I regret