The Faithful Steward: A Lenten Retreat Guide on St. Joseph

Why is St. Joseph such a popular patron, such an important figure for Catholics of all times and places? What do we really know about him? What does he have to teach us about... Read More

“Ask a Priest: Should I Expect a Miracle and to Conceive Again?”

Q: I made a huge mistake and had a tubal ligation done the day after I gave birth to my son. That was 21 years ago. I have since met this wonderful man who I love dearly, and he has no children of his own. I tried having a tubal reversal, but my doctor said it was impossible because my tubes were cut too short. I never knew... Get the Answer!

The Faithful Steward: Weekly Message for
2-28-17

Dear Digital Pilgrims in Christ, He is the universal patron and protector of the Catholic Church. He is the traditional patron of a happy death, of fathers and of unborn children,... Read More

Spiritual Smoothie: The Soil of True Happiness

What is the connection between the earth, the cross, and humility? Might your Lent be abundantly blessed!  Read More →

“Ask a Priest: Twice Divorced … Why the Need for Annulments?”

Q: I’m in my 50s and consider myself a Christian but yet not a Catholic. An old-school, conservative Catholic priest once told me that I cannot become a Catholic until the following matter is resolved: In my 20s, I married (in a Protestant church) a woman, but 12 years later she wanted and got a divorce. A few years later... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: Would the Theft of a Penny Be a Mortal Sin?

Q: Regarding the subject of mortal sin versus venial sin, my daughter and I disagree on stealing. I told her as an example: If a man has £1 million and I decide to take one penny away from him without asking and with free consent of my will, then it is a venial sin. My daughter says it is a mortal sin, because I am making... Get the Answer!

The Chair of St. Peter: Weekly Message for
2-21-17

Dear Friends in Christ, I once met a Protestant Christian who asked me why Catholics worship a chair.  As you can imagine, I was a bit perplexed at the question. So instead of... Read More

Spiritual Smoothie: St. Polycarp’s Top Priority

St. Polycarp’s witness to Christ during his martyrdom resonates throughout history. His friendship with Jesus was so strong that not one threat or bribe could change his... Read More

THE LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST:
Eucharistic Prayer II

Eucharistic Prayer II In contemporary celebration of the Eucharist this Eucharistic Prayer is probably the most frequently used, due to its brevity and simplicity. It is modeled... Read More

“Ask a Priest: So Many Lost Souls – Where Is Jesus’ Victory?”

Q: I often feel a sense of unease when I come across such phrases in the Gospel as “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven” or “The gate is wide and the road broad that leads to destruction, and those who enter through it are many.” If Jesus through his... Get the Answer!

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