What can St. Valentine teach us about love?

It is fair to say that February has a very large red heart over it that basically overshadows the entire month. Even though St. Valentine’s Day is … Read More

A gift that speaks ‘home’ to many

It was a phone call that our diocesan Office of Evangelization would never forget. “I would like to talk to someone about coming back to the Catholic … Read More

The path of good intentions

From television programs to media posts, who can get away from the constant barrage of New Year’s resolutions? In fact, our culture has placed so much importance … Read More

L’Chaim: A toast to life!

One of my favorite restaurants is a hamburger and custard place back in the town where I grew up. As a family, we would often go there … Read More

The true pursuit of young Catholics

As a seminarian, one aspect of priestly ministry always terrified me: Anointing of the Sick. I just couldn’t wrap my head or heart around what some 28-year-old … Read More

Relationships: Aim high in this new year

Readers may remember Bishop Fulton Sheen’s popular television show, “Life is Worth Living.” On this show he would teach lessons of the faith intertwined with memorable stories … Read More

The Celtic Christmas candle tradition

Growing up in Ireland, it was a common sight to see a single candle placed in the window of homes throughout the Christmas season. This tradition has … Read More

The immigrant caravan through the church’s eyes

In Latin American cultures, a common tradition to prepare for Christmas is to celebrate Las Posadas. Las Posadas, which means “inn” or “shelter,” recalls the experience of … Read More