Will you help us reach further this Lent?

Retreat Guides on Catholic TV This month we will be initiating a partnership with Catholic TV Boston. For the next year, the Retreat Guides will air as an hour long program  to... Read More

“Ask a Priest: From a Catholic marriage, to divorce, and remarriage… How should I behave toward my sister?”

Q: My sister married as a Catholic but along the way she divorced, left the Catholic faith and married again. I have not cultivated any relationship with her new husband, and we never invite them as a couple to our family reunions because we believe that doing so would send a message indicating that we agree with their new... Get the Answer!

Trouble with Trust: A Retreat Guide for Lent – Audio

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Trouble with Trust
A Retreat Guide for Lent

St. Paul tells us that because of Christ’s Passion — his suffering, death, and resurrection — God proves that he is completely trustworthy: … If God is for us,... Read More

“Ask a Priest: I no longer feel the strength to fight against sin. What should I do?”

Q: I’m wondering what I should do if I no longer feel the strength to fight against sin. The only thing that makes me want to change is a terrible fear of being condemned, and a little bit of love that I have for spreading the Truth. But I am not a good witness to the faith. I’m a really bad person. –F.G. Answered... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: What is Sin of Omission?”

Q: I do not understand what a sin of omission is. There are many good things I can do every day. Am I sinning if I do not do them? For example, sometimes I can get frustrated because I see a good thing I can do, that might not be necessary, and I do not do it. -C. Answered by Fr. Edward McIlmail, LC A: A sin of omission is... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: How does the liturgy and liturgical calendar help us identify more with Christ?”

Q: Seeing as how Christ the Incarnate Word and the sacrifice of the Mass each transcends time, all of Christ’s life is present at each moment of his life and at each moment of the Mass. But how do you explain the living of the liturgical calendar — that is, what makes Christmas different from Easter Mass since all... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: What is the Church’s teaching on the redistribution of wealth under the Affordable Care Act?”

Q: Can you please help me understand the teaching of the Catholic faith and the teaching of the U.S. bishops’ conference regarding the redistribution of wealth under the Affordable Care Act? My understanding is there are three ways to transfer wealth in society: charity, taxation and revolution. I thought the Church’s... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: Am I experiencing spiritual gluttony?”

Q: I want to know more about spiritual gluttony. I think I have this. I’m really fond of reading books about the Catholic faith and the spiritual life but can’t finish any. I also collect prayer books. I am also interested in practices or exercises used by the religious. I have so many ideas about the spiritual... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: Am I sinning by viewing unauthorized copyright postings on the Internet?”

Q: As you know, there are a lot of things posted on the Internet. I sometimes view materials posted, such as videos for my work or for entertainment purposes, etc. My question lies in regard to those who are posting this material. At times I wonder if they are not violating copyrights when they are posting it and whether or... Get the Answer!

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