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More Churches, More Flourishing: The Secret To Success In America; Anti-Catholic Bigotry; and More!

By Tito Edwards | More Churches, More Flourishing: The Secret To Success In Middle America ☩ Joseph Sunde at Acton Institute Powerblog +1 177 There’s Nothing New About Anti-Catholic Bigotry ☩ Joanna...

Pray For Your Priests by Name

By Patty Knap | Many of us Catholics remember to pray for special priests in our life — those who have administered the sacraments to us, the ones who gave us First Communion and Confirmation, the one who baptized us,...

Despite Challenges, US Home Schooling Grows and Gains Acceptance

By Susan Klemond | Expressing support for a German family who recently suffered another setback in their ongoing effort to home-school in their country, U.S. home-schooling parents and leaders say that...

Pray This Psalm To Make Confession More Heartfelt, Pastoral Guide To Receiving Communion, And More!

By Tito Edwards | Pray This Psalm to Make Your Confession More Heartfelt ☩ Philip Kosloski at Aleteia +1 A Pastoral Guide to Receiving Communion ☩ Fr. Jerry J. Pokorsky at Crisis Magazine +1 A Short...

Producing Good Fruit Involves Cooperating With the Grace of Jesus

By Father Jordan Schmidt, OP | Sunday, March 24, is the Third Sunday of Lent (Year C). Mass Readings: Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15; Psalm 103:1-4, 6-8, 11; 1 Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12; Luke...

Special Catholics: Parishioners With Down Syndrome Bless the Church With Their Gifts

By Susan Klemond | Whether Jimmy Alverado is running the sacristy, helping to train altar servers or having a say in other parish matters, he’s well-known at St. Francis of Assisi in East Palo Alto,...

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Doors: Peter Kreeft Points to the Good, True and Beautiful

By Timothy D. Lusch | Doors in the Walls of the World Signs of Transcendence in the Human Story By Peter Kreeft Ignatius, 2018 127 pages, $15.95 To order: ignatius.com or (800) 651-1531   In C.S....

Catholic Priest Stabbed During Mass at St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal

By Catholic News Agency | MONTREAL — A Catholic priest in Montreal is in stable condition after being stabbed during Friday morning Mass. One suspect has been taken into custody in connection with...

Cultural Assimilation Corrupted the Church in America, Secret To Permanent Focus On God, and More!

By Tito Edwards | Cultural Assimilation Has Corrupted the Church in America ☩ Jason Surmiller, Ph.D., at Crisis Magazine +1 The Secret To Permanent Focus On God ☩ Matthew Leonard at Catholic Spiritual...

7 Religious Talk About the Habits They Wear

By Jim Graves | The religious habit, a sign of one’s commitment to Christ and His Church, is important to traditional religious communities. I asked seven members of such communities to talk about the clothing they...