Spirituality

Are you Catholic, millennial, and wondering how to take the next step in your spiritual life? If so, then you will love ‘One Step Closer: 40 Doses of Motivation, Hacks, and …

White pinpoint in the night days of life’s rough voyage – Long had i searched for that lonely glitter, that far off tip of a last hopefilled straw. But my …

 Do not conform yourselves to this age but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and …

A few years ago a friend of mine wrote a book about a priest who suffered amnesia as a result of an accident. He forgot who he was and where …

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.  And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit …

Before Adam and Eve sinned, the Bible says God and man conversed daily as friends, “walking in the garden in the cool of the day” (see Gen 3:8). Even after …

Many a time in my years following God, I have found myself complaining. “Why don’t you speak more clearly? What is up with this? I mean you are God! Things …

 by Arturo Guerra, LC A hamburger tastes better if you put some mustard, ketchup and a recently invented salsa on it.  A cake covered with chocolate frosting or strawberry jam …

 Br Patrick O’Loughlin, LC Some tears are shed in silent sympathy, As friends are wont to offer by embrace. While others trickling down cheeks blissfully In fact paint joy’s sublime …

.Br Patrick O’Loughlin, LC   Black   Mist   Night Breath   Word   Light. Sweat   Sword   Dusk   Sea Dawn   Staff   Waves   Free. Born   Blind   Wash   Sight Save   Me.   Unbidden those words came …

 Br Patrick O’Loughlin, LC   Miserable and Merciful first kissed at Bethlehem While snowflakes hid their tight embrace from scornful eyes. A scroll of mercy clasped in baby grip outshone …

In 2011 I was asked to be the godfather at my niece Ava’s baptism. I was more than happy to take on this responsibility, and I felt honored to be …

 Br Jeremiah Murphy, LC Go out into the deep— Don’t be afraid to weep; Even if you’re a lost sheep, You’re still mine to keep. . Know that souls too …

Recuerdo que estando en una procesión me encontré con esta escena. Éramos unos cien religiosos caminando por las calles pintorescas de Bolsena, Italia. Varias lenguas y culturas, pero un mismo …

Patrick O’Loughlin, LC Saturday was no more. The first cloudy wisps of dawn poked through the blackness of night and sent hope to the weary country folk beneath. All were …

Christopher Vogel, LC   Being a Christian is about following Christ and imitating Him in the way that He thinks, acts, and feels. Sometimes I have wondered what it would …

Br. Lucio Boccacci What does the adolescent Jesus tells us about adolescence? Did you ever notice that there is only one passage about Jesus as an adolescent in the entire …

Br Daniel Rolczynski, LC It has now been a number of years since I last spent Christmas at home.  It is such a special time for everyone.  Going to bed …

The poor widow in the gospel today has always been a great example for me. She is poor and didn’t have a lot to offer God, but in her weakness …

November 1st we celebrated All Saint’s Day! To celebrate this feast isn’t just about giving honor to those who have made it to heaven, because really what we have to offer adds …

Christ not only offered himself on the cross for our sins, but He offered his whole life for us. Christ invites us to offer ourselves for others. This is how …

Can a 12th century monk teach something to us, free men in a hyper-connected world? If the reader is tempted to give a negative answer, I may ask him to …

Summertime is usually when we get to go away and rest for a little. We all need a break from our busy schedules. Even Christ takes a break with his …

When Christ was preaching in the synagogue, no one recognized Him. The Jews weren’t expecting anything from this young man who got up to talk to them. They tried to …

The mission that God has invited us to do seems huge. He tells his disciples to go out in pairs to heal the sick without bringing anything. What God asks …

We all have our sicknesses like this woman with the hemorrhages or the girl close to death. We may not be physically sick, but sin also is a sickness. We …

God is our loving Father who protects and guides us. He is the model for all fathers. When we go through the storms of life it is hard for a …

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