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There is a voice of illness inside each of us which cries out, "Where is God?" Deacon Pedro reflects on our search for meaning in our brokenness. ...read more
How can we laugh when there is so much suffering in our world? Kristina Glicksman considers the extraordinary testimony of an atomic bomb survivor. ...read more
Read about Nunzio Sulprizio. Though he suffered much during his short life, he was filled with love for God and others, and will be canonized on October 14. ...read more
Read this reflection on the life of St. Anthony of Padua and his example of holiness during a time of sickness and shipwreck. ...read more
A reflection for Palm Sunday There are two Gospel readings for this Sunday, Palm Sunday. The first is the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem (Matthew 21:1-11). This Gospel is proclaimed as our palms are blessed, uniting us with the same crowds that cried “Hosanna” and praised Jesus as their king, “he who comes in ...read more
A reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent The question is often raised, “If God is good, why is there evil in the world?” Sometimes this dilemma is even used as a proof that God does not exist – if God is all-good and all-powerful, shouldn’t He be able to prevent all evil from happening? ...read more