Our bodies are sacred gifts. Handle with care. By Kate Wicker
BIBLE READING has gotten me into trouble over and over again. This began to happen when I went to live in subsidized housing for two years. There, the social worker, who was the assistant to the director, threatened me with a day-treatment program for the mental health-challenged because, as she said, I was “reading that book so much.”
Jesus became one of us to help us share in divine life. Christmas celebrates that. By John Quigley, OFM
Falling in love is one of the most unsettling, mind-blowing, risky experiences in life. A young man once described to me his life-changing encounter with his future wife. He was simply bowled over. It was not only her good looks and a certain mysterious quality to her personality, but her entire demeanor attracted him.
Many people thought Clare of Assisi, a noblewoman, was wasting her life by living as a cloistered nun at San Damiano. She proved them wrong. By Romana Miller, OSF
AS HOME DESIGNERS known for specializing in “downtown chic,” Bob and Cortney Novogratz can be seen applying their talents during their HGTV series, Home by Novogratz, which has added to the couple’s phenomenal success as interior designers and house flippers. Their success has brought them international fame, loads of money,
This youthful author has harvested life lessons as he balances family, a 40-hour workweek, 27 acres of farmland and an idealistic calling to trace the threads that bind his Catholic faith to his “vocation of location.”
“If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.” —Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama LIFE OFTEN leads you where you least expect to go and where you never imagine you’ll have the courage to prevail. Looking back 32 years, Julia Quinlan reflects on the day when she and her
Old wooden floorboards have saved my sanity more than a few times. In the right light, they’re practically a cloister walk. By Charity Vogel
Pope John Paul II says Our Lady of Guadalupe is the perfect image to lead the Church into the Great Jubilee and an era of new evangelization.