In this season of Lent, we experience the great graces of Holy Thursday – but these graces can go over our heads, even bypass us...
The Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family, held in October 2014, and the upcoming Ordinary Synod on the Family in October...
The resurrection of Jesus from the dead is the bedrock fact of our faith. It is the heart of the Good News about Jesus. The...
Feast Day: April 4 St. Isidore of Seville (560-636) is the Doctor of Education. He is known as the schoolmaster of the Middle...

From the Bishop

Sin! This is not meant to be a command.

What is Humanae vitae really about?

Pope Francis has again publicly promoted Paul...

Are you saved?

Are you saved?” How many times have you been...

A year for marriage

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Gospel of the...

Your Stories

Iris Chen, a student at the University of Michigan, wanted her summers to make an impact. She was...
Foster children 'add more joy' for Betsy and Leo
“Joy” exclaims Betsy. “I was surprised by the...
For Stephen Ray, evangelizing is an ‘adventure’
Clothed in a safari hat and vest, Stephen Ray is...
Sister Theresa helps kids ‘believe in their own goodness’
Sister Theresa Fifer, O.S.F., believes her life...

Your Faith

The resurrection of Jesus from the dead is the bedrock fact of our faith. It is the heart of the...
Develop a ‘drip’ mentality: St. Isidore of Seville
Feast Day: April 4 St. Isidore of Seville (560-...
What is RCIA?
Dear Fr. Joe: What is RCIA?  I see and hear...
Experience the real presence of Jesus during Adoration
In this season of Lent, we experience the great...

From the Editor

It happened a number of years ago at Easter-time, before I had entered seminary. As the evening of...
To Harbor the Harborless

We have all seen TV and newspaper images of...

Overcoming limitations, bringing comfort to others

During the summer between my freshman and...

Clothing the naked

In the creation account found in the Book of...

Your Life

Q: One of my co-workers has had a few financial setbacks, and I think he’s living out of his car –...
My son’s friend is left home alone constantly
Q: My son’s close friend is in a household where...
She says: "I really want to be a stay-at-home mom"
When our first child is born in four months. But...
A tall stack of hospitality
To harbor the harborless is a corporal work of...

Special Reports

On December 22, 2008, the Vatican’s Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies...
Apostolic Visitation
On December 22, 2008, the Vatican’s Congregation...
U.S. – Cuba Relations
On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced...
Special Report: Ebola Outbreak
Recent months have seen the outbreak of Ebola in...