September 30. Known mostly for his translation of the Scriptures into Latin, Saint Jerome was also an inspiring writer of letters and commentaries. He was known to have had a bad temper, yet he was a man of prayer and penance. A combination of conflicting qualities, Saint Jerome stands out as one of the four great Doctors of the Latin Church.
God lovingly touches all of the stages of life through the seven sacraments. Pope Francis talks about the sacraments and their meaning in our everyday lives as Christians.
September 29. Angels appear frequently in Scripture, but only Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael are named. Each of these archangels performs a different mission in Scripture: Michael protects; Gabriel announces; Raphael guides.
September 28. More than just a name in a Christmas carol, Wenceslaus managed to rule with a clear vision of what a Christian leader should be. Many opposed him during his reign, and his brother eventually betrayed and killed him, but he continued to hold the faith and is hailed today as an outstanding king in Eastern Europe.
The Church invites us to celebrate the Eucharist and to receive Holy Communion “often” and “worthily.” But what does that mean?
If the Sacrament of Confirmation isn't a “coming of age” celebration, than what is it?
Three things are required for a sin to be mortal: serious matter, full consent, and full knowledge. What's the difference?
A calling to religious life is a gift from God. But what if I feel unworthy?
Jesus raised the human institution of marriage to the dignity of a sacrament. But why?
Having a baby baptized is both an act of faith and a cultural affair. What does that mean?