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If you haven’t gotten COVID-19 vaccine, do it for yourself and...

Experiencing COVID-19 these days brings to mind the scene in "Ben-Hur" when the lepers are proclaiming themselves "Unclean! Unclean!" People compare COVID-19 to the flu,...

Now, more than ever, parents watch their children drift away from...

Once upon a time, you may have prayed for your darling child to become a nun. Odds are you never prayed that she become...

In the chaos of today’s political norm, especially in California, we...

"When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness." -- Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, "Don Quixote" What...

Fear and indifference cannot overcome the pandemic, other disasters that await:...

The human tendency to postpone and procrastinate is at times breathtaking. It can also be fatal. Now that Americans are starting to believe that COVID-19...

Pope Francis hopes for greater reverence at Mass — Greg Erlandson

Fresh from his 10-day stay in the hospital, Pope Francis dropped a Friday bombshell when he released his document, issued "motu proprio," restoring, and...

Changing media landscape offers advice: Don’t believe everything you read —...

The Eighth Commandment is taking a beating on the internet. So is the Fifth. Lying and defaming are no longer sins. They are clickbait. The...

History from a different lens can give us a more complete...

When I have reunions with my brothers and sisters, at some point we start telling stories about growing up. Invariably, we will remember events,...

When considering political debate on communion, belief in sacred nature of...

The famous Catholic writer Flannery O'Connor recounted in a letter the time she got in an argument with another famous writer, Mary McCarthy, over...

With numbers affiliating with religion down and ‘nones’ up, where do...

As if the bishops needed anything more to worry about these days, Gallup released a poll just before Easter documenting a sharp decline in...

What will our level of excitement be? Will we be ready...

What if you were a Catholic who had not seen a priest in 60 years? What if you had not seen a priest in...

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