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Advent with Mary

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 12/7/17 7:00 AM

My mother, mother of seven, had inherited from her own mother (of 10) a beautiful statue of...

Your Field Guide to Flying Saints

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 9/18/17 7:00 AM

Today is the feast day of a saint best known for becoming so immersed in prayer that his feet...

Minding What Matters: A Look at Justice in the United States

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 2/8/17 7:00 AM

The US Department of Justice reports that one in three black American men can expect to go to...

A Mary Christmas: The Adoration of the Magi

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 12/21/16 3:00 PM

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East...

A Mary Christmas: The Nativity of Our Lord

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 12/13/16 7:00 AM

In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by...

The Seven Joys of Mary: An Advent Reflection

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 12/7/16 7:00 AM

At every Mass we assert that we wait in joyful hope for the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus...

12 Things to Know about 'Amoris Laetitia' ('The Joy of Love')

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 4/21/16 2:29 PM
Image: Benji Aird.

What is so special about Amoris Laetitia, or The Joy of Love? If you don't...

Escape from the Danger Zone

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 11/2/15 4:00 AM

Just this month, I had an amazing opportunity to tour Jordan with some journalist friends and the...

The View from Mt. Nebo

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 10/23/15 12:02 PM

Franciscan Father Fergus Clarke greets our small group at his community’s residence on Mt. Nebo,...