Posted by Erin Butler on 08/5/2016

Whether you feel like you are in a rut or filled with zeal, there are always new ways to strengthen your spiritual life. The rich and continuing history of Catholicism has centuries of wisdom and traditions to uncover. Take a look at these tips for ideas about how to improve your spiritual life and, as a result, your relationship with God.

1. Go to Daily Mass

Posted by Erin Butler on 07/28/2016

When we hear the word discernment, we tend to think about the discernment of vocations. You might discern the religious life; you might discern marriage; you might discern a different vocation entirely. This process is important, and it is infinitely helpful to spend time in prayer and discernment before making any big life decision.

But what about the little decisions that we face every day? Should we discern those, too?

Posted by Erin Butler on 07/22/2016

Posted by Helen Lee on 07/13/2016
Pope Francis' Prayer for May 2016: Respect for Indigenous Peoples & Attention to Latin America and the Caribbean  Universal

Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for July 2016 is that "That indigenous peoples, whose identity and very existence are threatened, will be shown due respect."

Posted by Helen Lee on 05/3/2016
Pope Francis' Prayer for May 2016: Respect for Women and the Rosary Universal

Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for May 2016 is that "women may be honored and respected" around the world.

Posted by Helen Lee on 04/20/2016
Pope Francis' Prayer for April 2016: Small Farmers and African Christians Universal

Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for April 2016 is that "small farmers may receive a just reward for their precious labor."

Posted by Helen Lee on 03/28/2016

Below is the full text of Pope Francis' Easter Blessing (thanks to Vatican News):

Dear Brothers and Sisters, a Happy and Holy Easter!

Posted by Helen Lee on 03/15/2016

Posted by Helen Lee on 03/14/2016

I have become all things to all, to save at least some. All this I do for the sake of the gospel, so that I too may have a share in it. -1 Corinthians 9:22-23

 

Posted by Helen Lee on 03/13/2016

There are not one hundred people in the United States who hate The Catholic Church, but there are millions who hate what they wrongly perceive the Catholic Church to be. -Venerable Fulton Sheen

 

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