May 15, 2020

Saints on a wall

Patron Saints for Modern Challenges

If you had to name a patron saint of the Internet, whom would you choose? By 1999, a movement had sprung up among Catholic dot-com workers to petition Pope John Paul II for their own patron saint. And they had ...
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The 14 Stations of the Cross at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville, Tenn., are seen in this composite photo. As Catholics, we surround ourselves with depictions of the passion and death of Jesus. (CNS composite; photos by Katie Peterson, Tennessee Register)

Following Christ to Calvary

When I look at the unfair judgments endured by Jesus for our salvation, I think of the judgments I have made in my lifetime.
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Saint Anthony holding jesus

Follower of Francis: St. Anthony of Padua

Older churches most always count Saint Anthony among their pantheon of statues.
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woman covering her face | Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Franciscan Inspirations: Hiding from God

We humans know the temptation of following our own plans, even when they are contrary to God’s.
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kid reaching for the sky

Franciscan Inspirations: How Big Is God?

It sounds like a strange question to ask because, by definition, God is infinite.
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Pie on a table

Pie Day: Louisiana’s Lenten Custom

It was Louisiana Sweet Dough Pie, and it is served only once a year—on Good Friday.
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