BLOG: Faith Education,Prayer,Reflections
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Benedict XVI. For September 2012, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Politicians. That politicians may always act with honesty, integrity, and love for truth. Help for Poorest Churches. That Christian communities may have a growing willingness to send missionaries, priests, and ...read more
After an incredibly busy year here at the office, I began wondering how I would spend my two weeks holidays. To date, I really haven’t taken any personal days for myself. It’s been go, go, go all year with many exciting projects. Many possibilities presented themselves. I was asked a few months ago by a ...read more
Hello from California! Members of our team, including CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica, are on the ground here in Anaheim for what promises to be an exciting Knights convention! For more information concerning our coverage, visit our online page for detailed events and times. Listed below is a letter sent by Pope Benedict’s secretary of state, Cardinal ...read more
Since his death on August 4th 1859, and especially following his canonization in 1925, St. John Vianney has been recognized as a person of outstanding virtue and priestly holiness. In recent years, however, the popularity of this saint has grown, thanks largely to the recent Year for Priests (June 2009 to June 2010). In his ...read more
For Kris Dmytrenko, David LeRoss and I, tonight marks our final evening here in Niger. Since July 23, we’ve been on the ground working alongside Canada’s Development and Peace, as well as Caritas Niger, known locally as Caritas Développement Niger (CADEV Niger). CADEV works in partnership with a number of national and international humanitarian organizations to support the ...read more
One of the most spiritually touching moments I had in my life was last year during my work for the national committee of World Youth Day Madrid. I had the opportunity to visit Loyola, the town where today’s saint is from. Why was this trip spiritually touching? Not just because of the company – I ...read more
How John Paul II was close to me in WYD 2002 In 2002, I was 16 years old and had just finished grade 10. That summer was my first time attending World Youth Day. My parents raised me Catholic and every Sunday we went diligently to mass. I remember often resisting mass, and just felt ...read more
This helpful blog post comes to us from Sr. Mary Ann Walsh and our friends at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This latest post, which can be found on the USCCB’s blog, challenges those who live and proclaim the gospel to use social media in a very important and dynamic way. The Gospel ...read more
Published below is a translation of the Italian-language catechesis that Benedict XVI gave June 27 during his general audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall. Pope Benedict continued his catecheses on prayer by reflecting on the Christological hymn contained in St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. Dear brothers and sisters, Our prayer is made up, ...read more
Published below is the address that Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, delivered at the 2012 Catholic Media Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. At this year’s awards celebration, Salt + Light received a Gabriel Award for Best Arts Documentary for Panes of Glory: The Windows of St. Peter’s Seminary. Dear ...read more