Jan Luyken, “The Faithful and Wise Steward,” 18th century, Bowyer Bible engraving. SAINTS & ART: Our Lord is coming back, but we don’t know when. Are we giving a faithful account of our service?
Fr. Mike points out that separation from God is not due to a lack of power or love on God’s part, but is a consequence of our willful refusal to follow Him. He also highlights that despite our unfaithfulness, God always has a plan for reconciliation. The readings are Isaiah 59-60, Ezekiel 19, and Proverbs […]
The Catholic Church may be at a turning point in its history, believes Danièle Hervieu-Léger, a leading French sociologist on religion. To survive in secularized Western societies, the institution will have to reform itself, she says. In a new book with fellow sociologist Jean-Louis Schlegel that came out this past spring, “Vers l’implosion? Entretiens sur […]
BEIRUT — For the poor in Lebanon whose lives are clouded in misery, even a fresh coat of paint can brighten bleak living conditions. That’s what Caritas Lebanon youth volunteers are doing for 40 needy families all over the country this summer for their annual home renovation project, now in its 16th year. “Due to […]
Pope Francis sends a video message to participants in a conference in Mexico, and urges “digital evangelizers” to reach out to people in digital spaces who have not yet encountered Christ. Read all
Readings: • Wis 18:6-9 • Ps 33:1, 12, 18-19, 20-22 • Heb 11:1-2, 8-19 • Lk 12:32-48 “What is the mark of a Christian?” asked St. Basil in his work, Moralia, which is a guide […]
Archie Battersbee, a 12-year-old English boy at the heart of a court battle, dies after doctors removed his life support, with the president of the Pontifical Academy for Life offering prayers for his family. Read all
After Pope Francis met with Ukraine’s ambassador to the Holy See, the ambassador suggested that a papal visit to that war-torn country may happen in the near future.
The border officer urged Canadians to treat the border guards enforcing use of the ArriveCAN app ‘like they’re invisible, seriously.’
Archie Battersbee died August 6, two hours after his life support was removed. His parents have been fighting for his life in court since late April.