Guest Columns

‘All of us rest in the Father’s hand’

When Jesus speaks about ‘his sheep,’ who is He including?

Our mission flows from an encounter with Jesus

Following is the text of Archbishop Naumann’s homily given at the annual White Mass for medical professionals at St. Thomas More Parish on Feb. 20:

Everyday encounters make us witnesses to Christ

Do you ever feel privileged to be a part of something special?

The Holy Door

Pope Boniface VIII instituted the practice of celebrating Jubilee Holy Years in Rome in 1300.

The Jubilee Indulgence

As part of the celebration of the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has emphasized that a special Jubilee Indulgence will be available to the faithful as part of the celebration.

What is a Pilgrimage?

The act of going on a pilgrimage has a long history in Christian tradition.

Pastoral work to support openness to life

In this the ninth article in this series we arrive at the Synod preparations discussion of the proper care and support for spouses in their effort to become and remain open to new life in their marriage.

Why do we need an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy?

Pope Francis has declared the coming the year from December 8th 2015 to November 20th 2016 as an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.

As Catholics our compassion must trump discrimination

On October 13, 1881 the Lillig family arrived in New York City after a decade of mounting Prussian persecution of Catholics …

The transmission of life and the challenges of a declining birthrate

A common misconception about the Catholic Church is that she teaches (or once taught) that married women must try to have as many babies as possible

Tuesday
May 03, 2016
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