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These 40 Days of Lent
Prayer, fasting and almsgiving. These are among the ways families take stock and renew themselves in preparation for the celebration of Easter.

Preparing for Mass with Thanksgiving
For priests, as well as the congregation, preparation and thanksgiving prior to Mass is key. The Church in her prayerbook for the Eucharist suggests it, and yet it is not typical of our practice - or at least mine and maybe yours.

Pius XII and the Jews
Contrary to the books accusing Pius XII of not doing enough to help the Jews during the Holocaust, the truth is that Pius XII was instrumental in saving hundreds of thousands of Jews from death at Nazi hands.

Mom and Dadīs Job: The Success of Parental Choice Hinges on What Parents Choose
Will the consumer mentality in education improve our nationīs schools or result in a pop-education that is even more dumbed down than what we have already?

Indulgences: The Worldīs Most Misunderstood Spiritual Gifts
A proper understanding of indulgences among laypeople is surprisingly helpful toward healing rifts in the Body of Christ.

Close Relations
Unlike years past, todayīs 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.

Cohabitation: "Training for Divorce" How Separation Helped Bring a Couple Together
Steve and Terrie Nelson didnīt think they were doing anything harmful when they moved in together prior to their wedding. But a conversation with their pastor convinced them otherwise.

New 3-D Ultrasound: Changing Views of the Unborn
New technology that will give parents a 3-dimensional look at their unborn child may help discourage abortion.

Pastor and Flock Convert to Catholicism
When Pentecostal minister Alex Jones came into the Church this past Easter he was not alone. He brought much of his congregation in with him.

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 Christīs 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 Christīs 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

Every Mother’s Son: Confessions of a Marian Prodigal
Some Catholics are ashamed of their mother. They have forsaken their rich heritage of Marian devotions for many reasons. Have you?

Abortion & the Motherīs Life
When is abortion OK? Never. The subtle yet important reasoning behind this answer is clarified here.

I Am A Survivor Of Abortion - I Can Remain Silent No More
In third grade, Audrey learned a devastating secret. Her mother had aborted her twin brother.

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 thatīs the beginning.

Religious Orders Set Pace for Preserving Environment
Several religious congregations have won praise for their efforts to preserve the environment. Hereīs what the Franciscans, Benedictines and Crosiers are doing.

The Importance of Fathers in Our Search for God
When it comes to answering the questions, "What do women want?" or "What do men want?", the media presents a message of confusion, disharmony, self-absorption and greed.

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 Christīs words, "This is my Body; This is my Blood."

“But Everybody Is Doing It!” How to Say No When the World Says Yes
How can parents battle the dangers of the world threatening their children? With prayer, virtue, and a little help from friends.

Catholicism: What Else is There?
Catholicism has never been intellectually more coherent or - ironically - culturally weaker.

The Enduring Legacy of Pope John Paul II
George Weigel, author of a 992-page biography of Pope John Paul II, talks about the Holy Father and the process of writing this important account.

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.


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