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The Gospel on the memorial of the beheading of Saint John the Baptist, which we celebrated last week, recounts the story Herod, Herodias, his...

Laudato Si: A Commentary on Magisterial Ecology

In light of Pope Francis' call for September 1st to be a day dedicated to prayer for the environment and ecology, here is a...

A Catholic Parent’s Back to School Guide for Sexual Education in the Home

There are not as many parents jumping for joy this year as they get their children ready for going back to school. The new...

19th Sunday: The Sacred Host

Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh....

18th Sunday: The Canon of Holy Mass

For the bread of God is that which comes down from heaven and gives life to the world. (Jn 6:33) As we listen to our Lord’s Eucharistic...

17th Sunday: The Perfect Sacrifice

Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as...

How Humanae Vitae shaped 30 years of marriage

The week of 19-25 July 2015 is designated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops as National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week. In...

16th Sunday: Liturgy of the Word

And He had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and He began to teach them many things. (Mk 6:34) We begin...

15th Sunday: The call to repentance

So the twelve went out and proclaimed that all should repent. (Mk 6:13) The call to repentance is fundamental to the preaching of our Lord Jesus...

Faith of our Fathers: Church Militant

Frederick William Faber was a theologian, poet, writer, and priest who lived in Victorian England. The son of a Calvinist minister, he was born...