Embracing the Human Condition

by Fr. Gary Caster on May 27, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Jesus was familiar with the human condition. Nazareth did not protect him from the state of...

Building a New Heaven and a New Earth

by Fr. Gary Caster on May 4, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The willingness to work with God will unleash Joseph’s full potential. His inherent aptitude for...

St. Joseph: A Labor of Love

by Fr. Gary Caster on May 1, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Joseph’s work in Nazareth was a labor of love. He understood the importance of the home life of...

It's Not about Perfection

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 31, 2019 1:05:00 AM

Perfection is not what being human is about. Perfection is simply not attainable in the human...

Learning Spiritual Discipline

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 26, 2019 1:02:00 AM

 

In the spiritual life, we are meant to prod our souls to regular discipline so that in doing...

God Speaks in Many Languages

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 17, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Exclusion in the name of God is the very worst of religious sins. God speaks in many tongues and...

The Spiritual Problem of Our Time

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 16, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The great spiritual problem of the day is being “like fish out of water.” A life without...

What the Desert Monastics Knew

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 15, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Clearly one of the pillars of the spiritual life, as far as the Desert Monastics were concerned,...

What We Bring to Prayer

by Joan Chittister, OSB on Jan 3, 2019 5:00:00 AM

What we bring to the pursuit of the God of life is what we will get out of it. The regularity of...

The Prayers of Padre Pio

by Franciscan Media on Sep 23, 2017 5:45:00 AM

There can be no doubt that Padre Pio dedicated his life to prayer and suffering. Every breath he...