Centering through Sacramentals

I wore a scapular when I was a child, back in the ’60s, just as the Council was unfolding. Indeed, I took it seriously: It was a sign of my commitment to Christ, a reminder to me of my own faith as I went about my daily tasks.

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St. Nicholas: Pray for us!

The Real Saint Nicholas

The historical Saint Nicholas of Myra is a far cry from Santa Claus. But who was this beloved man of God? By John Feister

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Faith and Works: Catholics and Lutherans Find Agreement

Does God alone save us or is there some work for us to do? Catholics and Lutherans hae finally agreed on this issue that sparked the Reformation.

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Finding the Historical Jesus: An Interview With John P. Meier

Catholic University scholar John P. Meier discusses how the Jesus of faith is linked to the Jesus of history.

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Voice of the Faithful ‘Keep the Faith, Change the Church’

What started in a Massachusetts parish claims more than 30,000 members nationally a year later.

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Edith Stein

The Life and Legacy of Edith Stein

She was a brilliant scholar who was called to share both in the virtue and in the martyrdom of Christ. By John Feister

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A Generous Faith: Sister Bridget Haase

Her story even was, this past August, featured on NBC Nightly News's "Making a Difference" segment.

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No Greater Love: Chaplain Mychal Judge, OFM

This priest-hero died at the World Trade Center as he had lived: offering himself freely for others. By John Feister

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Antona Ebo, FSM: Brave Sister of Selma

This 82-year-old Franciscan sister takes center stage in a new PBS documentary about a key moment in civil-rights history.

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The beautiful coast of Ireland

Liam Lawton on Saint Patrick

This Irish priest and musical celebrity explores the saint’s amazing journey. By John Feister

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