The Power of Tradition and Sacred Scripture

by Guest Blogger on 8/7/17 7:00 AM

There are many non-binding disciplinary, liturgical (meaning ceremonial), and/or devotional...

Martha's Works and Mary's Faith

by Mark P. Shea on 7/29/17 7:00 AM

Lots of ordinary Catholics feel guilty stepping out of the rat race to pray. They often feel as...

Wrestling with God

by Bear Woznick on 10/14/16 7:00 AM
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Can you imagine being startled out of sleep in the middle of the deep darkness of...

5 Reasons Your Prayer Time Matters to the Church

by Colleen C. Mitchell on 7/28/16 9:45 PM


We all know it is important...

A World of Illiteracy

by Guest Blogger on 1/27/16 2:00 AM
Image: Micah Hallahan.

What God writes in the skies, the oceans, the wind, and the rain provides a...

Follow in the Footprints of Jesus

by Hilarion Kistner, OFM on 1/26/16 2:00 AM
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The very first phrase in the Franciscan Rule reads,...

When Silence is Music

by Guest Blogger on 12/17/15 2:00 AM

Today's blog is by Diane Houdek and is taken from her book The Joy of Advent: Daily Reflections...

Traveling in Good Company with Joan Chittister

by Guest Blogger on 11/23/15 2:00 AM

Our guest blogger today is Sharon Cross. Employed at Franciscan Media since 1997, Sharon’s current...

All Things New: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

by Guest Blogger on 11/20/15 2:00 AM

When I review my own life, I vividly recall periods that seemed like a lot of senseless struggle...

Are We Better Catechists & Evangelists as We Age?

by Guest Blogger on 11/19/15 2:00 AM

The short answer is "it depends." But for prayerful Catholics who persevere in cultivating a...