Lino Rulli: One ‘Sirius’ Catholic 

"Comedy" and "Catholicism" seldom go hand in hand. But Lino Rulli is juggling both with his national radio show. By Christopher Heffron

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Chris Kramer: Acting on Faith

Guided by faith and inspired by prayer, this Catholic actor is quickly making inroads into Hollywood. By Christopher Heffron

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

Jim Caviezel: Star of The Count of Monte Cristo

With the release of his new film, Catholic actor Jim Caviezel has Hollywood in his hands and God in his heart.

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

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Theology-on-Tap: Quenching a Spiritual Thirst

For more than 35 years, thousands of young-adult Catholics have found their faith replenished through this grassroots initiative. By Christopher Heffron

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

Anointing of the Sick: A Sacrament With Many Graces

Catholics have embraced Vatican II’s emphasis on Anointing as a sacrament for healing the sick and aged, as well as comforting the dying.

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

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American Catholic Radio

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

To preach the Gospel will sometimes mean placing ourselves in opposition to prevailing opinion.

Christopher Heffron

American Catholic Radio

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gospel truths shouldn’t be buried away: When more is entrusted to you, more will be expected.

Christopher Heffron

American Catholic Radio

Friar’s E-Spirations: Living the Works of Mercy

On February 8, we celebrated the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, whose life was burdened with many wrongs. She was kidnapped when she was 7, sold into slavery, and resold several times, bearing a lot of abuse along the way. In 1883, Callisto Legnani, Italian consul in Khartoum, Sudan, bought

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Franciscan E-spirations

Friar’s E-Spirations: Offering Up Our Suffering

I suspect that most of my readers have heard of the expression “offering it up.” Someone asked me just what it means. It was a good question. There is a fundamental truth that helps us understand this expression. In all of God’s creation, there is a single word that describes

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Franciscan E-spirations