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Combating racism is a good and necessary work for the Catholic...

"What can our parishes do to combat the sins of racism in the geographical boundaries of our community?" This is a question I am...

Pope Francis encourages Australians in New South Wales affected by severe...

VATICAN CITY  -- Pope Francis sent words of encouragement to Australians in the state of New South Wales, where some areas received two-thirds of...

A Lenten meditation that calls to mind an examination of our...

Jesus, as I make the 40-day pilgrimage through Lent, I ask that my journey may always be at your side. My one Lenten goal,...

When in need, don’t be ashamed to pray, ‘the cry of...

VATICAN CITY -- Praying to God in times of joy and sorrow is a natural, human thing to do because it connects men and...

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Though our prayer might be imperfect,...

Sunday Scripture reading, Aug. 30, 2020 Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Jer 20:7-9 Psalm 63:2-6, 8-9 2) Rom 12:1-2 Gospel: Mt 16:21-27 In the first line of the first...

Keep in mind that faith is not only taught, but caught:...

"Mom, you too slow. I do it." The almost 3-year-old began to say the Hail Mary, complete with a little head bow at the name...

Pope Francis sends aid to Lebanon to help Catholic Church and...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has sent 250,000 euros ($295,000) to Lebanon to help the Catholic Church and Catholic charitable organizations assist people impacted...

Lent: Silent prayer in a noisy digital world

As Catholics, our lives shift a bit during the season of Lent, as is visibly marked on Ash Wednesday with ashes on our foreheads....

Prayer, almsgiving, fasting: How to approach Lent as a family

Incorporating children into our Lenten journey can be difficult for parents. I know it was for me, until one year, when I was at...

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Here I am, Lord

Sunday Scripture reading, Jan. 19, 2020 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 49:3, 5-6 Psalm 40:2, 4, 7-10 2) 1 Cor 1:1-3 Gospel: Jn 1:29-34 Here I am, Lord Lovely...

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