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how to catholic social teaching
Apologetics

Applying Catholic Social Teaching (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1 of this series, find it here!   Gray Areas? The center of Catholic Social Teaching…

FOCUS catholic mission trip Mexico city
Evangelization

An Inside Look At A Week Of Encounter With The FOCUS Mission Trip to Mexico City

In early March, our group of 27 students and missionaries from the country embarked on a week-long Fellowship of Catholic…

Gospel reflection Mk. 1:29-39
Gospels

What is True Service to Others? Are You Merely Glorifying Yourself? (Gospel Reflection)

Gospel Reflection for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time No matter how hard we try to build walls and barriers,…

Knights of Columbus
Leadership

Pancake-Slinging Old Guys in Funny Outfits? NO! The Righteous Origins & Mission of the Knights of Columbus

If you attend a parish blessed with a Knights of Columbus council, you have probably tasted their delicious pancakes. You…

leadership gospel reflection
Gospels

5 Things Jesus Teaches About Leadership

Is your authority building up, or tearing down? Presenting five things that Jesus teaches about leadership, used as an examination…

you don't have to say yes to everything
Catholic Faith

4 Things To Ask Yourself Before Saying “Yes” To Just About Anything

More often than not when I ask someone how they are doing, the reply is “busy”. There’s no denying that…

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal
Apostolate

5 Times the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal Astounded Us With Their Coolness

The fact that these Franciscan Friars of the Renewal aren’t trying to be cool makes the many different things they…

what happens at confirmation
Catholic Faith

7 Things to Do Before You Receive the Sacrament of Confirmation

When I made my Confirmation, I did not fully understand the significance of the Sacrament. While I’m certain my teachers…

Pope Francis

Jesus Asks Us To Look At The Little Details

Such experiences, however, are neither the most frequent nor the most important. The common life, whether in the family, the…

St. Dominic

“I am not capable of doing big things, but I want to do everything…”

“I am not capable of doing big things, but I want to do everything, even the smallest things, for the…

St. Teresa of Avila

Christ Has No Body But Yours

Christ has no body but yours, No hands, no feet on earth but yours, Yours are the eyes with which…

“The fruit of silence is prayer…”

“The fruit of silence is prayer, the fruit of prayer is faith, the fruit of faith is love, the fruit…

St. Augustine of Hippo

“Pray as though everything depended on God…”

“Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”

St. Augustine of Hippo

What Does Love Really Look Like?

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the…

Jean Vanier

Three Elements that Every Growing Community Has to Have

“A growing community must integrate three elements: a life of silent prayer, a life of service and above all of…