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Give the Lord the day and ask God to help you...

Psalm 30 tells us a great deal about morning: "At dusk weeping comes for the night; but at dawn there is rejoicing." Everybody loves a...

Laura Kelly Fanucci: A theology of gift and grandparents

Grandparents rank among the best gift-givers. In our house, they are legendary. Presents tumbling out of suitcases. Piles under the Christmas tree. Birthday packages on...

After 11 months of ‘giving up,’ what is there left to...

WASHINGTON -- Since childhood, the typical U.S. Catholic's response to Lent is giving up, as in "What are you giving up for Lent?" If you...

A matter of perception — Those who have faith have eyes...

By BRETT ROBINSON It is ancient in internet terms, but do you remember the debate over "the dress"? An image of a dress went viral...

My saint friends bring comfort and an opportunity to learn: Katie...

"Hey, babe, grab the saints blanket, will you?" I called out to my husband. A few moments later, he returned with a black blanket, the...

Fleeing with the Lord as storm headed to the Gulf Coast:...

We fled. We woke up early, checked the weather reports, turned on the news and hastily packed the car, cramming in essentials: wedding photos, clothes,...

Woe to those who gossip, as Pope Francis has consistently warned

Twelve years ago this month, I taught my first theology class at an all-girls high school. Fresh out of graduate school, I could boast...

Christmas provides chance to pray, offer evangelization — Richard Doerflinger

Is it my imagination, or has the Christmas shopping season (or "holiday shopping season") extended itself by another few weeks? What we used to call...

Bible depicts great wisdom, perspective for expecting ‘older’ mothers: Elise Italiano...

There is a special kind of humiliation (and humor, if you’re a good sport), reserved for pregnant women who skew a little bit above...

Its a great big world: Thoughts on humility — Effie Caldarola

I grew up near a small town that had a big Labor Day weekend celebration. For a farm kid, it rivaled Christmas for excitement....

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