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Gospel reflection

Joy is Found in Dissatisfaction: How to Move Beyond the Shallows (Gospel Reflection)

One of the best ways to enrich your experience at Sunday Mass is to pray the Mass Readings personally and…

Chastity
Love and Friendship

10 Things That Happen When You Commit to Chastity in Your Life

In the timeless Broadway classic “Les Miserables,” character Fantine wraps up Victor Hugo’s epic saga with one golden line: “To…

Desire for Infinity

“Do It Again, God!” – 3 Videos of Wonder Remind Us That Life Should Never Be Boring

“Do it again, God!” Would that every routine, mundane, taken-for-granted tidbit of reality were replete with the wonder of the…

Catholic Faith

Struggling to Feel Joy? Pope Benedict Identified One Unusual Reason Why

I sometimes think that Lent is a little easier to live out than Eastertide is, perhaps because we are so…

blesseds
Faith & Life

5 Blesseds Every Catholic (Especially Young People) Should Get To Know

How often have you met a young adult and thought “Wow, they are so holy”… or looked to them as…

Faith & Life

Here’s The Nativity Play That We All Need to See This Christmas

This short video from Speak Life shares a brief but beautiful insight into the life of a mother and her…

grief
Evangelization

Coping With the Sting of Death During a Season of Joy

The death of a loved one leaves an indelible mark upon your heart, and forevermore there is something that you…

Advent and Christmas

5 Reasons Why I Used to Hate Advent and Why I Don’t Now

Growing up Catholic, Advent was always strictly observed in our home. We never skipped over it to start Christmas early….

St. Francis of Assisi

The Light Of A Single Candle

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.

St. Alphonsus Liguori

A Christmas Carol by St. Alphonsus Liguori

O King of Heaven! from starry throne descending, Thou takest refuge in that wretched cave; O God of bliss! I…

St. Ambrose of Milan

Though The World Is Dangerous, St. Ambrose Says The Church Will Stand Firm

The Church of the Lord is built upon the rock of the apostles among so many dangers in the world;…

St. Bernadette Shares How To Spend Your Time

I shall spend every moment loving. One who loves does not notice her trials; or perhaps more accurately, she is…

Pope Francis

Pope Francis Shares The Secret For Being Set Free From Sin, Sorrow, And Lonliness

The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer…

G.K. Chesterton

How rules allow for joy and wonder

Those countries in Europe which are still influenced by priests, are exactly the countries where there is still singing and…

“I Thirst For You” – A Letter From Mother Teresa

It is true. I stand at the door of your heart, day and night. Even when you are not listening,…