Need Advice? Ask a Monk!

This week, Catholic Exchange has launched a new and creative web service to solve age-old spiritual problems.  “Brother Sebastian” is waiting to talk to you, to provide wise counsel and spiritual advice to anyone who has access to a computer. On February 20, 2012, Catholic Exchange kicked off the “Ask a Monk” chat button on their webpage.  Harold Fickett, editor-in-chief of Catholic Exchange, explained that “Ask a Monk” is something he’s been wanting to do for a long time.  “It’s part of turnin … [Read more...]

Opposed to the HHS Mandate? Here’s What to Do….

So many Americans, from all faith backgrounds and all walks of life, are opposed to the Obama Administration’s decision to force Catholic organizations to provide sterilization, contraception and abortifacient drugs in their health care plans.This affront to religious liberty has been in the headlines and on the news—particularly in the Catholic world—every day, as we seek to influence our legislators to reject this assault on the First Amendment and on the Church. Now Ave Maria Radio has est … [Read more...]

Hard Day for the Archdiocese of Detroit: Closures, Mergers Announced

The life of the Church here in the Archdiocese of Detroit cannot simply continue without significant changes.  Faith and prudence demand that we act now to ensure that we will be able to do God’s work effectively in the years to come. Charity demands that we pass on to our children both the gift of faith, which is the “pearl of great price,” and Church institutions equipped for the mission God will, in turn, entrust to them.Of course, such changes are always difficult, but even these diffic … [Read more...]