Have Mercy, Lord!

Have Mercy, Lord!

King David’s prayer of repentance offers us a key to knowing the merciful touch of Jesus.

comment | Posted Mar 16, 2015

The atmosphere in Jerusalem was charged with scandal. David’s adulterous relationship with Bathsheba resulted in an unexpected pregnancy. Continue »


Ten Ways to Get More Out of Mass

1. Get the lay of the liturgical land. In other words, get to know your Catholic family home that is your parish. Continue »


Praying the Ancient Psalms as Christian Prayer

Praying the Ancient Psalms as Christian Prayer

The ancient Hebrew psalms become more meaningful to us as we interpret them in light of the revelation of the new covenant.

comment | Posted Feb 16, 2015

Our Jewish forefathers gave expression to their faith in God through the psalms and were gripped by a profound awareness of what it means to stand as mere creatures before the presence of God. Continue »


The Beauty of the Rosary

The Beauty of the Rosary

Meditating and Praying the Mysteries

comment | Posted Feb 06, 2015

As much as we may love Christ, the Virgin Mary can always lead us to a deeper love and a more uplifting perspective of faith in him. Continue »


Praying for Christian Unity

Praying for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

comment | Posted Jan 19, 2015

Began in 1908, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from January 18-25. It is jointly supported and sponsored by the World Council of Churches, a body which includes, among others, most of the world's Orthodox churches as well as many Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Reformed, United and Independent churches and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, representing the entire Catholic Church. Continue »


Baptism of the Lord

Baptism of the Lord

“This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:17)

comment | Posted Jan 11, 2015

Why did Jesus, the Sinless One, submit himself to John’s baptism of repentance? At his baptism, Jesus accepted his mission as God’s suffering servant on behalf of all sinful men and women. Continue »


I Am Coming Soon

I Am Coming Soon

Jesus wants to be with you!

comment | Posted Dec 11, 2014

Ah, Christmas—that joyous, exciting, most wonderful time of the year! It seems that everyone, even the most secular among us, gets swept up in the magic of the season—buying gifts, hosting parties, and decorating their homes. We just can’t wait for Christmas to come! Continue »


Pray with Pope Francis!

Pray with Pope Francis!

Special Intentions for December

comment | Posted Dec 03, 2014

Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »


Faith: What It Is, What It’s Not

Faith: What It Is, What It’s Not

It’s important to know the difference.

comment | Posted Nov 08, 2014

Quite often, we can find ourselves wishing that we had as much faith as someone we admire—perhaps a saint like Francis of Assisi or maybe a member of our parish whose witness never ceases to build us up. Continue »


Pray with Pope Francis!

Special Intentions for November

comment | Posted Nov 06, 2014

Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »


Reach Through the To Do List!

Reach Through the To Do List!

Making prayer more personal

comment | Posted Oct 28, 2014

“He looked around to see who had done it.” (Mark 5:32) Continue »


Pray with Pope Francis!

Special Intentions for October

comment | Posted Oct 03, 2014

Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »


Pray with Pope Francis!

Special Intentions for September

comment | Posted Sep 01, 2014

Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »


Five Key Themes From Scripture

Five Key Themes From Scripture

An excerpt from "The Quick Reference Guide to the Catholic Bible"

comment | Posted Aug 19, 2014

Although there are seventy-three books in the Bible, certain themes unify the Scriptures. Continue »


The Transfiguration of the Lord

The Transfiguration of the Lord

It is good that we are here. (Luke 9:33)

comment | Posted Aug 06, 2014

Put yourself in Peter’s place. God had already revealed to him that Jesus was the Messiah (Luke 9:20). And now he is standing with James and John, watching Jesus’ appearance change before his eyes. Continue »


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