‘Fill the Seats’ campaign offers aid to middle-income families

With declining enrollment, financial difficulties and limited resources, the challenges faced by Catholic schools can seem insurmountable, said Elias Moo, superintendent of Catholic Schools. “But in spite of this reality, […]

Earthly stewardship is a Christian virtue

In Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical, Laudato si, subtitled “On Care for Our Common Home,” the Holy Father calls all people to an “ecological conversion,” whereby one’s encounter with Jesus Christ […]

What being a saint does not mean

In his apostolic exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad), Pope Francis speaks simply and concretely about the type of holiness that all baptized Christians are called to in […]

Unique shop brings Holy Land art here, sustains Christians there

It’s the only one in the United States and it’s located in the Archdiocese of Denver. The well-known and respected Bethlehem Handicrafts, which imports carved olive wood items from the […]

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Watch the 2018 Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal video

Where does all the money for Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal go? Watch the (rather hilarious) video above to find out!

Court of Appeal rejects plea from Alfie Evans’ parents

Liverpool, England, Apr 25, 2018 / 12:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An appeal by the parents of ailing toddler Alfie Evans was dismissed by the UK Court of Appeal Wednesday, leaving […]

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Baseball and Synod 2018

I trust it won’t cause heartburn among the editors of Commonweal if I confess to having cheered at a recent article they posted, “Quit Trying to ‘Fix’ Baseball.” Therein, Professor […]

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Reject mediocrity, strive for holiness

“Holiness is the most attractive face of the Church,” Pope Francis says in his new apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate. How true that is! Think, for example, how Mother Teresa […]

Saint John Institute hosts inaugural graduation

Regina Ramsey was tired of hearing complaints about what’s wrong with the world and what needs to change within the Catholic Church. She wanted to act. “I decided that I […]

Father Jan Mucha remembered for his ‘joy and simplicity’

When Father Marek Ciesla was 11 years old, he encountered a priest in his hometown in northern Poland who was visiting his parish on mission. “I was impressed,” said Father […]

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Learning to use social media well

Maybe it’s just me, but I have this total love/hate relationship with social media. I’ll have a week where I spend far too much time on Facebook, reading through discussion […]

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Roe v. Wade Derangement Syndrome

The defense of the indefensible often leads to a kind of derangement in otherwise rational people. That was the case with the defenders of slavery and legalized racial segregation; it […]