‘I thought I was seeing the face of God.’

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In an interview with David Brody, Brit Hume talks about life after his son died: I considered myself a Christian. If someone had asked me if you’re a Christian, I would have said, ‘Of course I’m a Christian.’ But I think I was what you would call a nominal Christian. I went through my adult [Read More...]

Two by Two, Never Alone

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In his Angelus address, on August 2, 1987, Blessed John Paul II pointed out: Every Christian is, in fact, essentially an apostle. This noble status obliges him to undertake any and all efforts, personally and as part of a community, to achieve that which we invoke when we pray: “Your kingdom come.” The human being [Read More...]

Did You Hear What Archbishop Lori Had to Say about the Election?

Pass it on. [Read more...]

‘is faith truly the transforming power in our lives?’

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B16 today on the Year of Faith and our lives: The fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council is an important occasion to return to God, to deepen and live with greater courage one’s own faith, to strengthen membership of the Church, “the teacher of humanity,” which, through the proclamation of the [Read More...]

Religious-Freedom Click

Do you know about the Baptists suing President Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services? [Read more...]

Have You Prayed for Life and Liberty?

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There has been a Fortnight for Freedom, a Novena, and now another Rosary novena for human life and religious liberty from Catholics nationwide, praying for our election and the country’s future. Civic participation is a moral responsibility. 40 Days of Life is an ecumenical group that prays that innocent human life might be better protected [Read More...]

I am Not Worthy

Rome — “During this Year of Faith may we, like the man in today’s Gospel, have the courage to ask the Lord what more can we do, especially for the poor, the lonely, the sick and the suffering, so as to be witnesses and heirs to the eternal life God promises,” Pope Benedict XVI prayed [Read More...]

Do You Know about the Year of Faith?

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As I write, a B16-designated Year of Faith begins in 1 Day, 19 hours and 40-some minutes according to the official countdown clock. At the crypt church at the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., at a Monday-morning Mass, one priest suggested this prayer for Thursday and beyond: Lord God, [Read More...]


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