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Faith & Life

An Open Letter to My Baptized Infant

Dear Child,  My parents baptised me three months after I was born. I don’t remember it. I wasn’t asked if…

Desires
Desire for Infinity

The 7 Desires of Our Hearts That The 7 Sacraments Respond To

The search to fulfill our many desires is what leads people through their lives in one direction or another.  We…

Evangelization

Watch Mario Lopez Get Baptized In The Jordan – Saved By The Bell Star Gets Saved!

Mario Lopez, former star of Saved By the Bell and current host of “Extra,” has spent the last week in…

5 myths about the shortage of priests
Faith & Life

5 Myths About the Priest Shortage | Video From Breaking In The Habit

In this video posted to the YouTube channel Breaking In The Habit, Br. Casey Cole debunks five commonly held myths most…

Despicable Me Minions Ride Baptism
Media

What The “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem Ride” Taught Me About Baptism

In the spirit of spontaneity and pure wanderlust, my closest girls and I decided to check out the new Harry…

The Baptism of Christ (c. 1690), Antoine Coypel, Los Angeles County Museum of Art / public domain
Gospels

Lost in the Crowd, Found in the Baptismal Font (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus   “This fear of death is like a constant winter.”…

Family

How to Explain the 7 Sacraments Without Boring Your Children

Do you have to explain the sacraments to your son or daughter? Are you lacking material for your church’s catechesis…

judgmental
Controversial Subjects

Why Catholics Not Only Can Be, but *Should Be* Judgmental

One of the great Catholic writers of the last century, G.K. Chesterton, poured out ink (by pen and typewriter and…

St. Francis of Assisi

The Whole World Should Vibrate When This Happens During The Mass

Man should tremble, the world should vibrate, all heaven should be deeply moved when the Son of God appears on…

His Heart Beats For Us In A Small Tabernacle And Floods Us With…

In the heart of Jesus, which was pierced, the kingdom of heaven and the land of earth are bound together….

St. Pope John Paul II

Holy Thursday: The Mystery Of Love Entrusted

The washing of the feet and the sacrament of the Eucharist: two expressions of one and the same mystery of…

Christian Marriage Is A Supernatural Calling

For a Christian marriage is not just a social institution, much less a mere remedy for human weakness. It is…

St. Pope John Paul II

The Gift of Marriage Is From God

Love that leads to marriage is a gift from God and a great act of faith toward other human beings.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“God makes your marriage indissoluble”: A Letter to a Married Couple from Prison

God makes your marriage indissoluble. ‘What therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder’ (Matthew 19:6). God joins…

St. Basil of Caesarea

“It is necessary to confess our sins to those to whom the dispensation of God’s mysteries has been entrusted.”

 It is necessary to confess our sins to those to whom the dispensation of God’s mysteries has been entrusted. Those…

St. Basil of Caesarea

“For prisoners, baptism is ransom, forgiveness of debts, the death of sin…”

For prisoners, baptism is ransom, forgiveness of debts, the death of sin, regeneration of the soul, a resplendent garment, an…