What makes a Family? Lily Barreto’s world seemed to crumble upon learning of her unborn child’s terminal illness. During the interval between this sad news and her son’s death, her family discovered the singular importance of a mother’s love in the family.
Spreading the Gospel of Life Determined to make a difference, Jason Buck is at the head of a campaign to air educational pro-life ads on popular TV stations; his efforts have inspired many to join the struggle of saving lives.
Mary and the Holy Spirit In this letter, dated May 13, 1975, to Cardinal Suenens, president of the International Mariological Congress in Rome, Pope Paul VI emphasized the need to couple devotion to the Virgin Mary with devotion to the Holy Spirit in these critical times. Italian
Non-stop Good News For 15 years lay men and women have dedicated themselves full time to spreading the Good News in Mexico, in a ministry whose name says it all: Full-Time Lay Missionaries. Now they are starting in the USA.
Knights in White Surplice Mateo was presenting a program for teenage altar servers called Knights of the Altar. This club was founded at Dublin Oak Academy, an all-boys boarding school where students from Latin America come for a year of English studies and immersion in Irish
Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary The Roman liturgy celebrates the memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a special formulary on the Saturday after the second Sunday after Pentecost .
Cosmo-moms When you think about success in life, what first comes to mind? Holiness? Or do your dreams of success consist of being glamorous and famous, like the gorgeous people in those glossy magazines in the check-out lines
Getting to Know a Good Man As a periodic journal keeper and modern day blogger, I sometimes pause to think about what people might say about me one day when I am long gone from this earth should they happen to wander upon some of my writings.
Beyond the Shenandoah, a Land of Missions After final exams, nearly 30 students from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia went to Crank’s Creek Survival Center in Harlan, Kentucky for a week-long service project. There, the students saw first-hand the needs of the rur
Who is our Lady of Mount Carmel? The relation between Our Lady and Mount Carmel is geographic and biblical.It was considered a symbol of blessing and beauty for its rich vegetation (Isaiah 35.2), and a place of sacred memory to remember the second covenant between God and Israel.
Living Life for Christ This was Harry Charbonnet’s final message to those he knew and loved. At his funeral on January 4th, 2006, those beholding his grave were stunned to hear those last words read…and to experience the ultimate truth of Christianity.