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02/19/2018 03:07 PM
5 Beautiful Catholic Churches on the Beach
By Jim Graves | Many people come to California to enjoy our beaches and the Pacific Ocean. Next time you’re in the state and are headed to the beach, take the time to enjoy one of our beautiful Catholic churches located on—or...
02/19/2018 01:40 PM
Pope Francis’ Feast of Forgiveness — Confession
By Edward Pentin | One of Pope Francis’ frequent appeals is for the faithful to frequent confession: “The sacrament of reconciliation must regain its central place in the Christian life,” so that “everyone...
02/18/2018 03:06 PM
SDG Reviews ‘Samson’
By Steven D. Greydanus | If you ever wondered what it might have looked like for Samson to slay 1,000 Philistines with the jawbone of an ass, wonder no more.
I mean, you didn’t necessarily have to...
02/18/2018 06:17 AM
This Lent, Repent — Then Believe
By Father John Paul Mary Zeller | Sunday, Feb. 18, is the First Sunday of Lent (Year B). Mass Readings: Genesis 9:8-15; Psalm 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15
02/17/2018 08:08 AM
Pope Francis: Blessed Paul VI to Be Canonized This Year
By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis has said he will proclaim Blessed Paul VI a saint later this year, and joked that he and Benedict XVI are “on the waiting list.”
At the end of a closed-door question and answer...
02/17/2018 08:05 AM
Journal Your Way to Spiritual Growth
By Katie Warner | For many, the spiritual life may not seem to require the presence of a writing utensil, but some Catholic groups are encouraging journaling in connection with one’s faith to bring about...
02/15/2018 03:33 PM
3 Types of People Who Secretly Enjoy Being Miserable
By Fr. Dwight Longenecker | Let’s face it. Some people enjoy being miserable. Here’s why.
When I ran a business training company before I was ordained we used a personality type program to help people improve working...
02/15/2018 02:55 PM
We Need to Take Back “You Shall Not Judge”
By Justin McClain | A few years ago, I recall hearing that the most well-known of scriptural passages had changed from John 3:16 to Matthew 7:1 — “Stop judging, that you may not be judged.”
It is also one of the least...
02/15/2018 02:17 PM
In London Stands a Statue of the Long-Forgotten Lenten King
By K.V. Turley | As Lent starts there is a statue in central London that it would be good to contemplate
It is not a religious statue, nor is it well known. Standing in the heart of London, outside the National Gallery, the...