The Internet is a Medium Through Which God Can Reach the World

SrHelena

In January 2013, I wrote a blogabout Sister Helena Burns titled “A Tweeting, Facebooking Nun Shares Her Media Mission” because she was making quite a splash in Catholic circles. Today, Sister Helena has expanded way beyond the Catholic media world by being featured in The Atlantic in a piece called “The Nun Who Got Addicted [Read More...]

Faith, Freedom, Nonviolence, and Truth: The Legacy of Polish Martyr Father Jerzy Popieluszko

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No praying out loud, no Mass, no rosaries, no group prayers. Those were the Polish Army’s rules under the communist regime in the 1970s when a young Catholic seminarian named Jerzy Popieluszko was forced to complete his military service. Though the government tried to break the spirits of these future priests so they would give [Read More...]

NY Met Daniel Murphy Should Be Applauded, Not Criticized, for Paternity Leave

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New York Met second baseman Daniel Murphy has found himself in the middle of an unexpected controversy because he took a few days off at the start of the season to be with his wife when she gave birth to their first child. When I first heard the news, I didn’t think anything of it [Read More...]

VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on the Virtue of Courage (Cardinal Virtues Part 4)

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Today, Father Jonathan Morris concludes his four-part series on the cardinal virtues by focusing on courage. Courage, in this context, isn’t just reflected in people who are physically strong or who have the kind of temperament that gets things done. Instead, as Father Jonathan explains, “it’s trusting that God will be faithful to His promises. [Read More...]