A Friend Beyond Price If you could sell friendship, how much would you charge? Friends don’t have price tags, because they’re worth more than any number you can put after a dollar sign. If you don’t believe, here’s a true story of a priceless friend in a small town.
Our Lady of Sorrows (September 15) The Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows on September 15, the day after the feast of the Holy Cross to show the close connection between Jesus' Passion and Mary's Sorrows.
Heroes of the Faith “Terminus, Terminus, Terminus”… the crowd chants in unison. The huge gladiator raises his sword as he looks to the crowd for approval. Thumbs down. But at that moment the soldier beneath him rolls out of the way and lunges for a nearby sword. The crow
Where There Was Fire, Only Ashes Remain The ashes left by dissident theologians are more serious than the fire they caused... Let’s remove them from the path so that light of Christ can shine in its fullness.
True Quality of Life Amidst so much discussion on euthanasia, stories like this one enlighten the darkness of suffering.
An October Rosary The waiting hours creep silently across the shining skies;
Beneath their soft and dusky shade a deeper mystery lies:
Beneath the stars of Bethlehem, lo! Other Lights arise.
Our Lady of Kazan, Pray for us… All! Two years ago our late Holy Father, John Paul II, gave the ancient icon of Our Lady of Kazan back to the Russian Orthodox Church. For centuries the icon was venerated by the Russian people, yet, not many know how precious it was to the Pope.
Who Were Mary's Parents? The story of Mary's birth and details about her aging parents, Joachim and Anne, come from apocryphal writings known as the Protevangelium of James the Lesser that was written by an unknown author.