• Let the Eucharist Lead You to the Sacred Heart

    Devotion to the Sacred Heart, as we now know it, began about the year 1672. On repeated occasions Jesus appeared to St. Margaret Mary, a Visitation nun in France, and during these apparitions He explained to her the devotion to His Sacred Heart as He wanted people to practice it. He asked to be... Read more
  • Hindu nationalists trample papal image, call for Christian-free India

    New Delhi, India, Jun 5, 2018 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Hindu nationalists trampled a photo of Pope Francis near Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi in a video calling for a Christian-free India which was recently posted online. The video shows a group of about 20 people chanting “Pope... Read more
  • Corpus Christi and the Modern World

    At first glance, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi seems primarily an internal church feast. However, once upon a time (especially when societies were more religiously homogenous) that internal faith found external expression in public processions with the Eucharist. In some places (e.g.,... Read more
  • The Accountability of Death

    On a recent Tuesday, I was on a plane for work. The flight was delayed, so I was concerned about being late to a conference. And then I got the call: a family member had passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. Everyone began arranging travel and other plans. This person isn’t the first... Read more
  • Taking Sunday Seriously — Poland Leads the Way

    Sunday has just become a little less busy in Poland, thanks to a new law banning most commercial shopping that took effect in March. And Poland’s move, which bucks the prevailing trend in secularized countries toward an ever-more commercialized Sunday, could provide a constructive example... Read more
  • European Smartphone App Feels the Wrath of ‘Reproductive Rights’ Industry

    A funny thing always seems to happen when champions of “women’s reproductive rights” and “freedom of choice” are confronted with women making choices they don’t like. Suddenly, the most libertarian and tolerant feminists advocating for women to have the freedom to do what they want... Read more
  • The Biblical Quest to See the Face of God

    One of the most extraordinary moments in the beginning of the Gospel of John is when Jesus attracts his first followers. Unlike the other three gospels, where Jesus goes out looking for disciples, here the disciples take the initiative. Here is the account in John: The next day John was... Read more
  • Iraqi newborn rescued from near death, aid group reports

    A newborn baby was sentenced to death after Iraqi tribal leaders discovered it had been conceived in rape committed by an ISIS terrorist.  With the help of some Catholic sisters, the child’s mother was able to make a plan for the baby to be adopted. The young woman's story was recently shared... Read more
  • Friday Funny: Church Tech Guy Frantically Flips Through Slides After Unexpected Extra Chorus

    CORPUS CHRISTI, TX—After the worship band at Friendship Church made an unexpected song detour—adding an additional bridge and chorus after the song was supposed to be over—the church tech guy was seen frantically flipping through random overhead slides in a state of panic, attempting to... Read more
  • The Case of Masterpiece Cakeshop Now Hangs in the Balance

    The legal case of Jack Phillips came and went and now they wait with bated breath to find out how the Supreme Court rules and where Justice Neil McGill Gorsuch stands on the issue of religious freedom and freedom of conscience. We shall find out if voting for the Republican candidate is still... Read more