Can we do better this Lent? Can we give ourselves to God? St. Mary of Egypt shows us a path of love and penance that offers encouragement.
What would it be like to cradle Jesus in your arms? Christians through the centuries have contemplated the mystery of God-made-man through stories of Joseph.
St. Patrick’s Day is about more than green beer. The real man lived a hard, complex life. How did he rise from an enslaved shepherd to saint? Prayer.
What gave Saint Katharine Drexel the strength to give away a fortune and serve Black and Native Americans? Let’s reflect on charity, alms, Lent, and family.
Lenten sacrifice may seem the opposite of gratitude and joy, but they can belong together. Polycarp—saint, martyr, and disciple of St. John—can help us appreciate this invitation.
In 2022, we decided to buy a house. Our chosen patron saints, Benedict and Scholastica, decided to remind us that we are not always in control. Prayer is not magic.
St. Ansgar (Anskar) faced Vikings and rumors of Cynocephali (dog-headed cannibal warriors). Let’s reflect on danger, love, human dignity, and the consistent life ethic.
How valuable is a single soul? The story of St. Ansgar (or Anskar), apostle to Sweden and the Vikings, points us to eternity. And baptism.
How do you listen to God? Part of the answer for Catholics has always been to use our reason. Today we celebrate a great academic saint: St. Thomas Aquinas.
The guide pointed to the wooden floor of the church. “You see the holes? Fr. Damien carved them out so the congregation didn’t worry about profaning...