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Thanks to Colleen Dulle who reached out to me via Twitter and shared this video that was made by the Archdiocese of St. Louis, Missouri. Great idea to celebrate marriage! (Maybe Noel in his Weekly Round-up could dig up some other videos people have made about Marriage.) My weekly round-up has been that in the ...read more
A household name for many, the Knights of Columbus have grown into the world’s largest lay Catholic organization. But, surprisingly, there’s still a lot of mystery that surrounds these noble men. In light of the upcoming Supreme Convention, we thought you might want to find out why the Knights remain the ‘Strong Arm of the Church’. ...read more
With summer finally in full gear across the country, our dioceses and their news outlets have also gone into summer schedule. So this week Coast to Coast brings you a look at some events across the country you might want to check out. If you’re in Edmonton and you are planning to go to World ...read more
With one papal trip barely over, attention is already turning to the next papal trip: Cuba and the U.S. The official schedule was released at the end of June. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops released the theme and logo of that portion of the trip some time ago. The motto is “Love is our ...read more
Now and then, each of us are stopped in our paths by beauty. Whenever I find myself in the full bloom of summer, I am stopped more often by such moments; the warm breeze, the sharp and crisp blaze of the sun, the dazzling glimmer of night lights in a lake, the gentle glow of the ...read more
(Pope Francis listens attentively to speakers at the World Meeting of Popular Movements in Bolivia on July 9.  Photo courtesy of CNS) In two years Pope Francis has said enough about the global economic system to spark both enormous enthusiasm and heavy criticism.  The story is still developing, but after his recent trip to Latin ...read more
Today on Perspectives, Pope Francis meets with mayors from around the globe to discuss climate change and human trafficking, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles gets three new auxiliary bishops and a positive development for Asia Bibi. ...read more
What lessons can we learn from the life of Mary Magdalene? A reflection in honour of her feast day. ...read more
In many of my personal encounters in Hollywood, I meet men looking for validation – seeking to satisfy a voice that asks, “Are you a true man?” But looking to answer that question in the entertainment industry is probably not the best place. That explains much of the craziness here. But for a Catholic man ...read more
Last week we looked again at something I wrote in 2009 about the nature and design of Marriage. I am curious to know your thoughts on this and whether you think it makes sense. If there are any moral theologians out there, please comment as you would know better than I whether my argument that all Church ...read more