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The Truth about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

by Christopher Heffron on 2/2/17 7:00 AM
Photo: David Marcu.

I have a confession to make: I haven’t been to Confession in 30 years. And...

The NAACP: Letting Freedom Reign

by Christopher Heffron on 2/1/17 7:00 AM

Rosa Parks changed history when she refused to yield her seat on that Montgomery, Alabama, bus...

God: A Remedy for Our Sins

by Christopher Heffron on 12/27/16 7:00 AM

I am a sinner.

As a 10-year-old, I remember eyeing a miniature Cincinnati Reds baseball bat at...

Finding Saint Francis and Saint Clare

by Christopher Heffron on 10/4/16 7:00 AM

The Swiss Air flight from Zurich to Rome is the last stretch on a journey that’s proven one...

Kolbe House: Bringing Mercy to Inmates

by Christopher Heffron on 7/1/16 7:00 AM
Image: Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago gives Communion to detainees during Mass at the Cook...

Pope Francis: My Environmental Teacher

by Christopher Heffron on 6/23/16 7:00 AM

Before you disregard this blog as some environmental guilt trip, let me confess something...

In Search of Saint Christopher

by Christopher Heffron on 4/25/16 10:16 PM
Saint Christopher by Hieronymus Bosch. Oil on panel; circa 1496-1505.

Do these saints' names...

Psalm 25: Directions from God

by Christopher Heffron on 4/25/16 7:00 AM
Image: Matthew Wiebe.

1 To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul,2 my God, in you I trust;do not let me be...

Who Is Pope Francis?

by Christopher Heffron on 9/9/15 1:29 PM

So, just who is Pope Francis? Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires on December 17,1936,...