With the release of his new film, Catholic actor Jim Caviezel has Hollywood in his hands and God in his heart.
For more than 35 years, thousands of young-adult Catholics have found their faith replenished through this grassroots initiative. By Christopher Heffron
Catholics have embraced Vatican II’s emphasis on Anointing as a sacrament for healing the sick and aged, as well as comforting the dying.
To preach the Gospel will sometimes mean placing ourselves in opposition to prevailing opinion.
Gospel truths shouldn’t be buried away: When more is entrusted to you, more will be expected.
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
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
In America, most of us have friendly relations with other Christians. We work on community projects and services together or have interfaith ministerial associations. We are grateful for how much we share in the Scriptures, beliefs, and values. But Christ wants more. He asks “that all may be one.” The
On my shelf is a marvelous book entitled the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC). It is a large book—about 800 pages. There is one adaptation called The United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, which isn’t as dense, but is still substantial. This book, published by the United States Conference