Close Relations Unlike years past, today´s families are scattered. Grandparents are connecting with grandchildren in a distinct way — by traveling with them.
Why Are There So Many Young Priests in Omaha? When Archbishop Elden Curtiss came to Omaha eight years ago, he made it clear what his priorities were: vocations. Since then, he has built one of the nation’s top dioceses for getting vocations.
Art, Faith, and the Stewardship of Culture What is the role of art and the imagination in the contemporary church? Gregory Wolfe explores this question at a time when the public feels alienated from contemporary art and an uneasy relationship exists between Christians and contemporary culture.
The Woman in Salvation History God used various people, places and events in the Old Testament to prefigure realities later revealed in the New Testament. Guided by Church Tradition, we can discover how various Old Testament events and persons point to truths about Christ´s mother.
Hams and Martyrs A grandmother recalls her efforts to make meal times a communion of persons rather than a merely a meeting at the common trough.
Divine Mercy in My Soul Theresa Bonopartis describes how her abortion affected her life. And how after many years, she came to realize Christ´s loving mercy.
God and the Marketplace: Why and Where He belongs "Business, like art, literature, music and architecture is a window on the soul of a culture," says archbishop Charles J. Chaput, archbishop of Denver. The most Rev. Chaput asks business people to reflect on the way they work and what it says about them
Behold Your Mother The glories of heaven are revealed to children. But what does it take to be childlike rather than childish?
Theology of Work The late Holy Father John Paul II teaches that work must test and engage the whole person, not just the physical aspect.
"Praying in Pain" In the midst of emotion turmoil, prayer often seems impossible. But in tracing her own journey through pain, Lee Frances White shows us how a need for healing can be your prayer. And that´s the beginning.
Evangelical Catholics Converts to Catholicism are bringing a new zeal to the faith. But just how are they being received?
Affirming All Things: A Conversion Story When Dwight Longenecker applies the motto, "A man is often right in what he affirms and wrong in what he denies," to faith questions, his query takes him on a life-changing journey.
The Meal of Melchizedek Who is Melchizedek? This first priest mentioned in the Bible warrants our attention, especially if we are trying to understand Christ´s words, "This is my Body; This is my Blood."
Crisis Pregnancy Led Woman To Deeper Faith Jennifer Pipp was a college junior when she was raped and discovered that she was pregnant. But today Pipp tells her story which began in despair, as a story of redemption.
Transform Yourself Putting our faith into action changes us. We find our true selves, and discover that we are capable of more love than we had ever imagined. The only truly happy people are those who know how to serve.