Advent Week Three: A Time for Sharing, A Time for Caring

In yesterday’s blog, we discussed the necessity of evangelization in the modern world and why this call applies in a special way to the lay faithful. But the question remains, how do we effectively communicate the Catholic faith in the … Read the rest…

Advent Week Three: A Time for Sharing, A Time for Caring

The Incarnation of Jesus Christ has forever changed the destiny of mankind. Through His birth, death, and resurrection, the chains of death are broken, the gates of heaven are flung open wide, and eternal life has been restored to man. … Read the rest…

New Roman Missal to Debut in Advent 2011

by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Cardinal Francis George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has announced that the full text of the  English-language translation of the Roman Missal, Third Edition, … Read the rest…

God’s Grace and Friendship

November 21 “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; but after death they undergo purification, so as to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven.” … Read the rest…

Doing Good

November 20 “He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love with kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”                                                                                     -Micah 6:8

Penance

November 19 “Let us strive to do penance in this life. How sweet will be the death of those who have done penance for all their sins and need not go to purgatory!”                                                                         -St. Teresa of Avila