The Church is suffering from a terrible crisis. How bad is it? Catholic historians and theologians think it is perhaps the worst it has ever been. Can it be traced, in part, to a misunderstanding of the pope’s authority?
Calling Faithful Catholics: Time To Take Action!
It is fair to say that we Catholics are in the middle of the most terrible Church crisis in American history. What are we to do? Leaving the Church is not an option. But . . . EVERY Catholic is going to have to make sacrifices of their time for the sake of bringing about truth, justice, and future healing.
To Whom Shall We Go?
My heart is breaking. Only five minutes ago our son—our number three—rolled out of the driveway, bound for seminary. As moms, our hearts break over and over again throughout the years. It doesn’t help at all that he is entering seminary at one of the worst possible times in the history of the Catholic Church in America.
More than Forgiveness
2016 was the most challenging year of my life; in fact. the damage done in a four-month study abroad trip still wreaks havoc on me, body and soul.
Pope Francis: The Eucharist is our Spiritual Lifeblood
The Eucharist is the spiritual life-blood of the Christian because in receiving it we consume the glorified body of the Risen Lord, whose life transforms us, elevates and empowers us to become like him. Pope Francis noted that in receiving the sacrament of the body and blood of Christ, God communicates interior attitudes of holiness to us, infusing our hearts and minds with his own love and his own thoughts, through the wondrous presence of Jesus and the divine impulses of the Holy Spirit. Among these interior attitudes is “First of all docility to the Word of God.”