Visitation The visitation is not only a scene of transition; it also marks a major advance in revealing the messiah, who receives for the first time in the Gospel of Luke, the title Lord.
Refreshing water for TV New digital television channels have gone online in Canada and Spain, with visitor traffic exceeding the expectations of the dioceses that started them. The sudden influx of quality Catholic content on television and the Internet has been a refreshing sur
Play Like Your Kids On Friday evening, I took a baby step from "Fencing Mom" (aka: one who watches her son fence) to "Fencer".
Memorial 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.
Finding His Way Tommy’s journey has ended. He has reached his destination, his true home, and enjoys the embrace of his Father.
Rediscovering the Belief The annual Corpus Christi procession in Orvieto dates all the way back to a Eucharistic miracle that took place there in the 13th century.
Full-time Evangelizers We often hear about all the “problems” of immigration, and often we never get past discussing possible solutions.
Contracepting and the Environment The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the American Pharmacists Association begin a major public awareness campaign regarding contamination that’s resulting from soaps and pharmaceuticals, including birth control.
Feast of Saints Anna and Joachim: July 26 The feast of the Birth of Mary is celebrated on Sept. 8, nine months after the Immaculate Conception. Joachim and Anne celebrate their feast day together on July 26.
“I was in Prison and You Visited Me…” Thirty years ago less than five hundred people lived in Cancun, Mexico. Today more than a million residents stroll the white sandy beaches and work in the hotels and restaurants. But amidst the success of the new tourist hot-spot, crime rose and with it c
Toy Box Battle It's a David vs. Goliath prospect for faith-based companies to even get the chance to compete in the big retail.
Feast of Our Lady of the Snows: August 5 During that hot summer evening, a miraculous snowfall traced the form of the basilica on the hill. Our Lady also appeared to Pope Liberius in a dream that same night so that he too could arrive at the location to see the miraculous snowfall.