Today, Jan. 1, the octave of Christmas ends with the celebration of the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. It is a holy day of obligation, except the […]
The last two weeks of Advent are laden with celebrations both traditional and popular, making it one of the most action-packed few weeks of the Church year. Online you’ll find seven traditional practices your family might want to try during the “heart” of Advent, or at least acknowledge in some small way. Don’t feel pressured to try them all—choose one or two, leaving some time for quiet prayer and anticipation. We’ve got some suggestions for that, too. You’ll find them online.
Our canonized and beatified elder brothers and sisters in the Faith can educate us in the school of holiness. As you begin the new academic year in your role as […]
Kids love angels. When I worked in a parish, I found that no Catholic teaching was more reassuring to parents and children than our belief in angels. What the Church […]
Have you ever wished you could talk to animals? What would you say to them if you could?