Father Kapaun’s March Through the Valley of Death

John Stansifer has written a fascinating and inspiring life – I could scarcely put it down - on Father Emil Kapaun, an army chaplain...

Pentecost: Spiritus Veritatis

When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes from the Father, he will...

Pascal Wagers on God

In 1654, at the age of thirty, the mathematician, philosopher and theologian Blaise Pascal had a near brush with death when the horse-drawn carriage...

The Ascension of our Lord

Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come...

A Host of Mighty Miracles

As Christians we believe in miracles because the Gospels tell us of miracles performed by Jesus. No founder of any other world religion ever...

Sixth Sunday of Easter: Friends of Christ, and Friends of Each Other

‘You are my friends if you do what I command you. I do not call you servants any longer because the servant does not...

Benedict and Philip the Apostle

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 6 September 2006 Philip the Apostle Dear Brothers and Sisters, While we continue to outline the features of the various Apostles, as...

Pope Benedict and Athanasius

GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 20 June 2007 Saint Athanasius of Alexandria Dear Brothers and Sisters, Continuing our revisitation of the great Teachers of the ancient Church,...

Psalm 105:16-22 and Saint Joseph’s Sinlessness

On this Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker, let us consider another article which was published on this very same feast day of May...

Fifth Sunday of Easter and Union With the Eucharist

Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither...