Every Lent, Catholic parishes across the country offer talks, prayer services and retreats as the Catholic Church prepares for Easter. And parishes in the Diocese of Albany are no exception.
St. Joseph didn't appear much in the Gospel accounts of Jesus' life, yet he did have an important role to play.
As Lent draws to a climax we are called to ask ourselves what we believe about the identity of Jesus.
Prophets--including Jesus himself--are agents of God, and their power is directed as God determines.
Forgiving doesn't mean deciding that nothing has happened. Loving the person who has harmed us in spite of the harm is precisely what constitutes forgiveness.
A parish community less than two miles away and directly impacted by the Feb. 14 school shooting at a Broward County high school is finding new purpose in Lent this year, according to the parish administrator.
The Lord’s directives are essential for our lives. We need His words for access to the Spirit, and to life.
Lent is a time for Christians to get their hearts in sync with the heart of Jesus, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis called for an end to violence against Christians following deadly attacks in two African countries.
We all need God’s mercy for ourselves and for the community in which we live.