Reflections on life, meaning and purpose

Day 18: The Heart of Israel (2022)

Fr. Mike talks about how God accomplishes his will through us, in spite of our brokenness, and how he is always faithful to his promises. Today’s readings are Genesis 35-36, Job 25-26, and Proverbs 3:19-24. For the complete reading plan, visit Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for […]

St. Margaret of Hungary

St. Margaret of Hungary is truly a unique model of virtue for today’s modern young woman. In a prayer “deal” with God, her father, King Bela IV of Hungary, promised her to the religious life at her infancy, in return for an end to the persecution of his country by various enemies. She grew into […]

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“The main reason we should imitate the saints is that they all became saintly by imitating Christ. It is Christ, first and foremost, whom they help us imitate, by showing how a life centered on Christ is possible anywhere in the world at any time in history.” — Dr. Kevin Vost, How to Think Like […]

The nuns who witnessed the life and death of Martin Luther King Jr

CNA—Sister Mary Antona Ebo was the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, Alabama, in 1965. “I’m here because I’m a Negro, a nun, a Catholic, and because I want to bear witness,” Sister Mary Antona Ebo said to fellow demonstrators at a March 10, 1965…

US bishops’ pro-life novena to begin this week: Jan 19 – 27

CNA—This year marks the 10th anniversary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ “Nine Days for Life,” as the bishops again encourage everyone to pray for an end to abortion. “This pro-life novena is an opportunity for recollection and reparation in observation of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade—the Supreme Court decision that made…