Pope Francis and the Blessing of Family: Wisdom in Our Homes

by Alicia von Stamwitz on 1/12/18 7:00 AM

When a mother takes her child aside and gently reproves him, saying: “Don’t do this, because…”...

Let There Be Light: A Christmas Prayer

by Diane M. Houdek on 12/23/17 5:00 AM

A Quiet Reflection from Pope Francis

In turning on the light of the Christmas tree, we wish for...

Mary: The Woman at the Heart of the Christmas Story

by Diane M. Houdek on 12/18/17 5:00 AM

A Quiet Reflection from Pope Francis

At the message of the angel, she does not hide her...

The Boy Who Would Become Pope Francis

by Guest Blogger on 10/19/17 9:25 AM

“It’s something I am very grateful to him for, because work has been one of the things that did...

Holy Quotes from Pope Francis

by Guest Blogger on 10/14/17 8:00 AM

Pope Francis is a breath of fresh air. This is a man who, as we've seen, takes the time to visit...

Pope Francis, Saint Francis, and Our Ecological Challenge

by Christopher Heffron on 10/6/17 7:00 AM

It’s no secret that we Americans have a dependency on our cars. In fact, the Sierra Club, one...

Pope Francis: Love Is His Mission

by Christopher Heffron on 9/25/17 7:00 AM

Pope Francis seems to revel in bringing the Year of Mercy into some of the darkest corners of...

Pope Francis, the Peacemaker

by Guest Blogger on 9/24/17 7:00 AM

If the pope were a politician, you would have said he had big momentum after that first summer of...

Saint Francis in Over-the-Rhine

by Christopher Heffron on 9/15/17 7:00 AM

In 2009’s Crazy Heart, Jeff Bridges won a well-deserved Oscar for playing Bad Blake, an aging...

Saint Francis and Pope Francis: Our Environmental Teachers

by Jeremy Harrington, OFM on 4/24/17 7:00 AM

I’ve read several reviews of Mariel Hemingway’s memoir, Out Came the Sun: Overcoming the Legacy...