BLOG: Deacon-structing,Reflections,Saints and Blesseds
Is it possible to have married Catholic priests? Deacon Pedro explores the history of celibacy in the priesthood and the case for married clergy. ...read more
On October 13, 2019, Pope Francis celebrated the Mass for Canonization of five new saints in St. Peter's Square. Read the full text of his homily here. ...read more
What's with all the popes being canonized recently? In this article, Professor Christopher Bellitto gives us the lowdown on papal saints. ...read more
How can we distinguish between two saints who had so much in common? Read this blog to learn the difference between Bishop Neumann and Cardinal Newman. ...read more
Why is the Church holding a Synod on the Amazon? And why should we care? Deacon Pedro explains the issues and how they impact all of us. ...read more
I did not grow up praying novenas, but I did know what they were and I knew people who prayed them. Still, for some reason that now escapes me, a few years ago, I decided to pray a novena to St. Therese and started looking online for a good one to do. I found PrayMoreNovenas.com ...read more
Want to learn more about John Henry Newman? Check out this post which reveals 7 things you probably never knew about him before. ...read more
How do we get to Heaven? Is it enough just to be a good person? Read this reflection by Deacon Pedro Guevara Mann and find out! ...read more
Read about Blessed John Henry Newman and find out why this famous convert is being canonized by Pope Francis on October 13. ...read more
Read this reflection on the Parable of the Prodigal Son, which speaks to us about cooperating grace and God's overabundant desire for us. ...read more