Passion Stations and Mercy Novena

Benedictine College’s Memorare Army for Religious Liberty now includes 2,500 people who together have pledged to pray 2.5 million memorares for religious liberty. The Gregorian Institute is offering Good Friday prayer resources for members, and you can make use of them too. Click here for The Passion of the Christ Stations of the Cross. Mel Gibson has said that his movie The Passion of the C... More

Praise the Mutilated World, For Which God Died.

Sometimes a poem comes along that sticks in your head and you find yourself occasionally recalling, if not its exact words, at least the effect it had on you. Adam Zagajewski’s “Try to Praise the Mutilated World” is like that for me, and Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion is why. The poem: Try to praise the mutilated world. Remember June’s long days, and wild strawberr... More

Living Faith Openly, Daily

With Him, of course, we can do it in the secular world! This is from my syndicated column this week: John Paul II and the beloved Mother Teresa were not alone as contemporary witnesses of a loving, caring, pro-life message. Christians abound who are loving and caring in their defense of life: The Sisters of Life in New York, religious women whose charism is protecting the most vulnerable among us... More


The Invitation Is Out: Please Come Home

Anything Catholic first and foremost has to do with the Eucharist. And so here we are. Remembering. Walking along the Way. Receiving. Earlier this week, Pope Benedict XVI extended an invitation: After being made man in obedience to the Father, the Son of God, being in everything like us except for sin (cf. Hebrews 4:15), accepted fulfilling his will to the end, to face for love of us his Passion a... More




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