Halloween and the presence of darkness

It is fall and the leaves are falling off the trees. At the end of October, it has become customary to celebrate Halloween. The celebration of this … Read More

Date nights can build stronger marriages

Editor’s note: This week we begin a new monthly column focusing on strong and healthy marriages. It is written by Elisa Tremblay, who serves as coordinator of … Read More

Three pieces of advice for college students

Dear College Student: College is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life. It is a time when everything that you have known changes — … Read More

Do pets and other animals go to heaven?

Believe it or not, one of the most common questions I hear as a priest from young people as well as old is the following: “Do animals … Read More

Stewardship: A disciple’s response

As you probably are aware, after nine years at the diocese, I have returned to my ministerial roots in the parish. Before leaving, I was given the … Read More

Finding the gifts God gave us

“God sees things in you that you don’t see in yourself.” Many of us read these words of Matthew Kelly in the book “Rediscover Jesus” (2015). He … Read More

Four ingredients of hope

Sitting in the airport waiting for a flight one day, I took out my book and began to read. After a few minutes, the gentleman sitting beside … Read More