Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, M.Sp.S. on the Travel ‘Ban’ and Immigration

Bishop Eusebio Elizondo talks about the Catholic perspective on Immigration on this week’s Outside the Walls. [Read more…]

A Novena for Parents who have Lost a Child

There is nothing we can say that will make things easier for a parent who lost a child; but perhaps there is something we can pray. [Read more…]

First Time, Every Time: The Danger of Voting for Trump

Well, I am done. I’m not going to raise my voice in chastisement again. I’m hitting the reset button. I expect representation “First time, every time.” [Read more…]

How many more? Another Unarmed Black Man Killed by Police.

What excuses will be made? “He didn’t follow police instructions.” So arrest him and charge him and take him to court. Disobeying police instructions is not a capital offense. [Read more…]

The Importance of Being Present: The Lessons of Mother Teresa

Canonized Saints are a gift to us from the Church. These flawed human beings show us the depths of God’s grace, and the transformative power of the Holy Spirit, who isn’t content to just forgive our sins, or overlook our faults, but who is determined to complete the work of holiness in us! [Read more…]

See It All Around You, Good Lovin’ Gone Bad

You can participate in this corporal work of mercy by helping this couple salvage their marriage. [Read more…]

Of Bootstraps and Brotherhood

We are all connected, this is the basis of the principle of solidarity. We are brothers. We are family. And we cannot only be concerned for our tribe. We must recognize the face of our father in the faces of the poor, the oppressed, the depressed, and the isolated. We must do everything within our power to relieve the suffering of the afflicted. How this is accomplished, we may not agree, but we cannot pretend that it is not each of our personal responsibility to care for our suffering brother. [Read more…]