Dear Reader: A Call for Justice
We offer our prayers for all those who are survivors of sex abuse and thank those, like Father Boniface Ramsey, who have used their voices for justice.
Blessed Sebastian of Aparicio
Some holy people have a rather full life spread over a couple of vocations. Blessed Sebastian of Aparicio is such a person having been married twice before becoming a Franciscan.
Life Has Changed, Not Ended
Recall the names and faces of your loved ones who have passed away. Offer a prayer for their souls, trusting them always to the mercy of God.
For Catholics, Lent is a sure part of the rhythm of life. The sacred season comes around every year, like an old friend who visits, without fail.
Deep Work Can Be Prayer
if approached with intention, such states can indeed be forms of prayer: deep, open attentiveness to the present moment, in which our own egos are emptied out so we have room to be filled with the divine.
U.S. church offers prayers, solidarity after Russia attacks Ukraine
As war broke out in Europe Feb. 24, with Russia’s early morning attacks on various parts of Ukraine, Catholics in the U.S. joined Pope Francis in prayers for the people of the East European nation and for peace.