Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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CATEGORY

Director Says New Film about Mother Cabrini, Coming in March, Offers Transformative Experience

Alejandro Monteverde, the director of last summer’s blockbuster “Sound of Freedom,” is back at it again — this time telling the inspiring story of the work Mother Cabrini undertook to protect impoverished children in New York City.

‘Catechism in a Year’ Podcast Tops the Charts: ‘It has a Beauty that Speaks to the Heart’

For the third year in a row, a Catholic podcast has bolted out of the gate after New Year’s Day to become the No. 1 most popular on Apple Podcasts, beating out secular podcasts from The New York Times, NBC News, and NPR.

“Sunday Snippets” Book by Father Daniel Powell Delivers Relatable Homilies for Everyday Life

To hear him tell it, Father Daniel F. X. Powell Jr. was just doing his job, giving homilies and ministering to the flock. And then… “Next thing you know, there’s a book,” he laughed.

“Things Worth Dying For: Thoughts on a Life Worth Living”

Charles Chaput was born in September 1944 in Concordia, Kansas, a small community in north central Kansas in the heartland of America’s Midwest, where farming is a tradition and family values are cherished.

‘A Distress Letter to God:’ Patients’ Suffering Leads Hershey Chaplain to Write Book on Finding ‘Grace in Horror’

Ministering to a terminally ill 14-month-old boy as a volunteer chaplain at Saskatoon Hospital in Saskatchewan was more than Father Modestus Ngwu, O.P., could handle.

Bishop Paprocki Explores Link between Physical and Spiritual Fitness in New Book

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, doesn’t generally introduce himself as a runner. His first love is hockey, which, at nearly 70 years old, he still plays regularly. He even coaches the goalkeepers at a local Catholic high school.

Book Review: It Is Right and Just

What can I say? Susan Tassone has done it again! When it comes to prayer books with purpose, I have found Susan’s various titles to be a great go-to source. This Lent, we are treated with yet another. Praying with Jesus and Faustina During Lent And in Times of Suffering is Susan’s latest and it will be a valuable asset to your Lenten journey this year and beyond.

Book Review: Praying with Jesus and Faustina during Lent by Susan Tassone

What can I say? Susan Tassone has done it again! When it comes to prayer books with purpose, I have found Susan’s various titles to be a great go-to source. This Lent, we are treated with yet another. Praying with Jesus and Faustina During Lent And in Times of Suffering is Susan’s latest and it will be a valuable asset to your Lenten journey this year and beyond.

Film Chronicles Life and Legacy of Father Patrick Peyton, ‘The Rosary Priest’

The life of Father Patrick Peyton, an Irish-American priest who traveled the world hosting hundreds of Rosary rallies and encouraging families to pray together, is the subject of a new film now available for online purchase.

A Review of Light and Leaven: The Challenge of the Laity in the Twenty-First Century

It seems like the only news we get today is bad. We live in a nation deeply divided. Daily we face more news on a pandemic, and news of a Church that is suffering in more ways than one. What are we, as faithful Catholics, to do?

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