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Mother Teresa on the Importance of Family

by Guest Blogger on 4/20/17 6:00 PM

Love begins at home, Mother Teresa insisted when she was alive. Home and family are the twin...

Caring for Creation: Saint Francis, the Patron Saint of Ecology

by Guest Blogger on 4/18/17 7:00 AM

I believe that Saint Francis is the example par excellence of care for the vulnerable and of an...

The Road to Easter

by Guest Blogger on 4/16/17 7:00 AM

It is dusk—8:00 on the night before Easter. At the front doors of Our Lady of Perpetual...

A Reflection on Good Friday

by Guest Blogger on 4/11/17 7:17 AM

She was young, attractive, athletic, dressed in spiffy, hot-pink tennis duds—and crying. As...

Follower of Saint Francis: Franciscan Joy in the Desert

by Guest Blogger on 4/4/17 7:00 AM

 

The desert can be a dangerous and desolate place, but seven Franciscan Sisters of Christian...

Lent: Getting Back to Basics

by Guest Blogger on 3/29/17 7:00 AM

Returning to the Lord means moving away from many things that distract us. But how to do it?...

Saint Patrick: A Bite-sized Biography

by Guest Blogger on 3/17/17 2:00 PM

Saint Patrick’s Day is good time to wear green (or get a pinch!), celebrate the coming of spring...

Mother Teresa: Our Guide through Lent

by Guest Blogger on 3/2/17 7:00 AM

Mother Teresa tended to broken souls and bodies at every age and from every walk of life. From...

Why We Love Our Ashes

by Guest Blogger on 3/1/17 7:00 AM

Anyone who has worked in a Catholic parish knows what to expect on and around Ash Wednesday:...

The Roots of Fat Tuesday, the Fruits of Lent

by Guest Blogger on 2/28/17 7:00 AM

Fat Tuesday, for many Catholics, is an exercise in excess. It's a day where many eat probably...